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    1854-O Three Dollar, Choice XF
    Rare With CAC Endorsement

    1854-O $3 XF45 PCGS. CAC. Variety 2. The New Orleans Mint was engaged in the production of three dollar gold coins for a single year, coinciding with the debut of this odd denomination. The Southern facility managed a mintage of 24,000 pieces. This example is struck from a late state of the dies, as is often seen. Slight high-point merging defines the grade, but the impression is largely strong. Attractive olive and reddish-gold color is undoubtedly the source of the CAC endorsement. CAC: 18 in 45, 36 finer (3/18). (NGC ID# 25M5, PCGS# 7971)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper

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