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    1888 Three Dollar Gold, MS65
    Impressive Eye Appeal

    1888 $3 MS65 PCGS. Prompted by its low mintage of only 5,000 coins, the 1888 three dollar piece was well-saved in Mint State condition, resulting in many higher-grade survivors. Still, the date is elusive in Gem condition and is rarely seen finer, providing an excellent opportunity for the shrewd type specialist.

    This eye-appealing Gem representative displays softly frosted orange-gold patina over strong mint luster. A small abrasion by Liberty's ear is the only grade-limiting mark on this fully struck three dollar gold, which otherwise displays the technical requirements suggestive of an even higher grade. A sought-after issue, housed in an old green label holder. PCGS has seen 35 numerically finer specimens (4/14).(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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    June, 2014
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