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    Desirable 1887 Three Dollar, MS64

    1887 $3 MS64 PCGS. A Choice Mint State specimen, the 1887 three dollar gold piece is often available in higher circulated and lower Mint State grades, but seldom as fine as the present example. Only 6,000 coins were minted, yet that is the highest mintage of any date in the 1880s. Nearly all survivors grade either AU or Mint State. However, it is uncertain how many have survived, or even how many left the Mint in the first place. It seems that an unknown quantity may have been melted, having never entered circulation. Population: 52 in 64, 34 finer (12/08).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25NA, PCGS# 8009)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2009
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