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    Exceptionally Pleasing Gem Uncirculated 1889 Three Dollar

    1889 $3 MS65 PCGS. As the final year of the type, the 1889 is always of interest to collectors, and is also probably more available as a result since it was saved in larger numbers than its mintage of 2,300 pieces would suggest. Nevertheless, the 1889 is significantly scarcer than the 1878 and 1888 dates. This is a very sharply struck coin that exhibits softly frosted mint luster combined with semi-prooflikeness--a characteristic that is found on almost all dates in the three dollar series. A clean and problem-free coin, as one would expect from the grade, the only identifying mark we see is a small speck of brown from improper mixture of the gold/copper alloy to the right of the denomination on the reverse. Population: 25 in 65, 9 finer (10/03).(#8011) (NGC ID# 7KDU, PCGS# 8011)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2003
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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