1868 $3 MS (PCGS# 7989)

2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach #1174

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Lot Description
1868 $3 MS62 NGC. There are many low-mintage issues in the three dollar gold series, including almost every date struck in the 1860s and 1870s. This issue had a business strike mintage of 4,850 coins, with an additional 25 proofs. Both sides of this splendid example are brilliant and lustrous with greenish-gold color. The fields are satiny and the devices frosty. A faint scratch is visible in the left obverse field, and both sides have light abrasions. Census: 23 in 62, 14 finer (8/12).
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