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    Condition Census 1887 Three Dollar

    1887 $3 MS 66 PCGS. The frosty surfaces display warm golden-rose coloration that leaves little doubt as to this coin's originality. Every feature is fully defined and the lack of noticeable abrasions easily satisfies the strict requirements of the Gem grade. The diagnostic obverse doubling on RICA in AMERICA and BERTY in LIBERTY is evident under a loupe. The low mintage (6,000 pieces) 1887 is more difficult to locate in high grades than both the 1888 and 1889. Both major grading services have seen only seven MS 66 examples, and none finer (5/00). (NGC ID# 25NA, PCGS# 8009)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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