1859 $3 MS (PCGS# 7979)

2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction #1158

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    5487
  • Grade:
    MS62
  • Price:
    $5,750.00
Lot Description
1859 $3 MS62 NGC. CAC. Examples of the 1859 three dollar piece are readily available, although Mint State pieces are scarce. Also elusive are examples with good eye appeal, and usually a higher level Mint State coin is necessary to gain the attractiveness that most collectors seek. Although a little weak at the lower reverse, this specimen is frosty and fully lustrous with pleasing honey-gold color and hints of delicate orange toning. Census: 31 in 62, 32 finer (7/11).
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