1854-O $3 XF45 PCGS. CAC. Variety 2. The New Orlea...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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1854-O Three Dollar, Choice XF
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)
Rare With CAC Endorsement
Weight: 5.02 grams
Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
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