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    1854-O $3 --Obverse Damage--NCS. XF Details. Breen-6349. This variety features a loss of detail because the dies were relapped to remove clash marks. Although this variety is typically weak, the letters are sharp and above average. There is the typical softness on the date, wreath, and Liberty's hair. A couple of shallow digs around the perimeter of the obverse and one on the reverse account for the "Damage" moniker, but none are particularly detracting. A die crack from the right rim through the mintmark is noted. Nonetheless, this is a lovely example with original orange-gold patina.(Registry values: N1793)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25M5, PCGS# 7971)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    Jul-Aug, 2008
    30th-3rd Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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