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    1888 Three Dollar Gold, MS64+
    Elusive CAC-Endorsed Example

    1888 $3 MS64+ PCGS. CAC. A mintage of only 5,000 pieces makes the 1888 three dollar gold piece popular with collectors, although it is more plentiful than that mintage would suggest since it was well-saved at the time of issue. Nonetheless, it is challenging to locate CAC-approved coins. This Plus-graded piece displays impressively sharp detail and smooth honey-gold mint luster. Only some faint hairlines on Liberty's cheek prevent Gem classification.(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25NB, PCGS# 8010)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2019
    11th-14th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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