1861 $3 MS (PCGS# 7982)

The March 2011 Baltimore Auction

  • Auctioneer:
    Stack's/Bowers
  • Lot Number:
    6461
  • Grade:
    AU50
  • Price:
    $2,990.00
Lot Description
Warmly patinated in an even medium-gold hue, both sides are uncommonly smooth for the grade in that there are no sizeable or otherwise individually mentionable abrasions. Sharply defined, as well, and very appealing in a circulated survivor of this scarce Civil War-era Three. One of only 5,959 pieces produced for circulation, extant examples of which thought to number fewer than 300 coins in all grades (per Bowers and Winter, 2005).
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