1868 $3 MS (PCGS# 7989)

2013 January 9-14 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando #1181

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Lot Description
1868 $3 AU55 PCGS. Ample orange-gold luster illuminates the legends of this better date three. Minor field marks correspond to brief circulation. From a low business strike mintage of 4,850 pieces. Karl Stecher, Sr. purchased this piece from the Guttag Bros. of New York during the 1930s. A Guttag Bros. envelope with notation "1868 Three Dollar Gold V. fine" accompanies the lot. Ex: Stecher Collection (Heritage, 5/2007), lot 1848, which realized $2,300.
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