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    Beautiful Premium Gem 1888 Three Dollars

    1888 $3 MS66 PCGS. The 1888 is another low mintage entry in this popular series. Only 5,000 business strikes were produced, along with 291 proofs. A small number of Uncirculated pieces were set aside by well-placed contemporary numismatists, but these are mostly distributed, in bell curve fashion, between the MS62 and MS65 grades. The present lustrous orange-gold Premium Gem has a virtually pristine reverse, and the portrait is also remarkably clean. As often seen on the 1888, UNITED is strongly die doubled toward the rim, and Liberty has an "Alligator Eye" similar to that encountered on certain 1887 silver dollars. Encapsulated in a green label PCGS holder. Population: 24 in 66, 2 finer (5/06).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25NB, PCGS# 8010)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    July, 2006
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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