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    1889 Three Dollar, Attractive MS65
    Sharply Struck and Lustrous

    1889 $3 MS65 NGC. The final three dollar piece is an elusive, low-mintage issue, with a total production of only 2,300 business strikes and 129 proofs. Although the overall survival rate is high, exceptional examples are elusive, and NGC and PCGS have combined to grade just 47 Gems with only 20 finer examples. An amazing Gem, this piece displays satin luster with bold design motifs and reflective fields. Both sides offer brilliant yellow-gold surfaces with rose overtones, showing violet and blue accents. A highly appealing example for a date or type set. Census: 17 in 65, 8 finer (6/15).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 7KDU, PCGS# 8011)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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