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Lot 2354

1885 $3 Gold. NGC graded MS-62 Prooflike. A hint of light gold toning with nice mirror surfaces. Only 801 struck for circulation makes this a key date for the collector of low-mintage gold coins. It goes without saying (just judging by the photographs, if that is all you as the prospective buyers have to go on) that the surfaces here are vivid gold in color. Quite lustrous, in fact, with the grade acting on behalf of its outstanding prooflike quality. Don't expect the usual halfhearted impression for dates in the 1880s, either, for we are here to report the opposite is the case: This is a bold coin with bold centers, hence our bold, confident description. Pop 1; 13 finer; 3 in 63; 4 in 64; 5 in 65; 1 in 65 Star.
Estimated Value $7,000 - 7,500.

Realized $8,913

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