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    1888 Three Dollar Gold, MS65
    Impressive and Highly Attractive

    1888 $3 MS65 PCGS. Only 5,000 business strikes of this date were coined, and nearly all known survivors are in Mint State, although a number of lightly circulated pieces were retrieved from circulation by collectors in the early 20th century. This Gem example is highly attractive with frosty honey-gold luster and traces of sunset-orange color. The surfaces are near-pristine with no significant blemishes. All business strikes are apparently from the same obverse die, with the tops of the words UNITED slightly doubled.
    Ex: Dallas Signature (Heritage, 10/2006), lot 2682.(Registry values: N4719) (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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