1859 $3 MS (PCGS# 7979)

2011 March Sacramento Signature ANA US Coin Auction #1153

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    4704
  • Grade:
    MS62
  • Price:
    $4,888.00
Lot Description
1859 $3 MS62 NGC. 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: 29 in 62, 32 finer (2/11).
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