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    1887 Gold Three Dollar, MS65
    Semiprooflike, Original Color

    1887 $3 MS65 PCGS. Despite its low 6,000-coin mintage, the 1887 three dollar gold piece is collectible in many Mint State grades, benefiting from numerous examples being set aside by contemporary collectors and dealers. Yet, its marginal availability only survives through the MS64 grade level. In Gem condition, the 1887 is rare and finer pieces are out of reach for many enthusiasts. This piece displays beautiful semiprooflike fields beneath lovely rose and orange-gold hues. The reverse bowknot is softly struck, as usual, but the remainder of the wreath and the obverse portrait are delightfully sharp. A few stray marks are almost unnoticed in the gleaming reflection of the fields. Population: 26 in 65, 8 finer (7/15).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25NA, PCGS# 8009)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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