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1856-S $3 MS64 PCGS #7975

Satiny fields of honey gold coloring. Very well struck. This is the medium S variety, much more attainable than the small s type. A tick in the obverse field below the D in united is the only observable marker for identification. Top pop.

1884 $3 MS66 PCGS #8006

Brilliant bright prooflike coin, with the orange peel appearance so commonly found in gold proof coinage. Additionally it has a flashy cartwheel lustre, unusual to find oth in the same coin. The sharpest and fullest srike of any in this collection.

1854 $3 MS64 PCGS #7969

Satiny luster is present throughout. Obverse is two tone coloring, reverse is dark gold probably from sitting on fabric in a coin cabinet. The sharpest and most complete strike of any coin in this collection.Unusual to find one with strong strike.

1854-D $3 AU55 PCGS #7970

This is an extremely early striking of the 1854 D. The reason I make this statement is threefold. First and foremost is the die polish lines in the fields. They are not only visible but prominent, something I have never witnessed from another 1854 D. Die polish lines are typically seenin earlier strikes. Secondly the dentils are struck up and complete around the entire circumference of the coin on both obverse and reverse. So far we have found only three others like it. Thirdly the fields are semi-prooflike with this coin retaining over 95% of its luster. I have seen only one 1854 D with semi-prooflike fields, the Bass example which currently resides in the ANA Museum in Colorada Springs, CO. This should probably be in an AU 58 or higher slab for there is no evidence of wear, only contact marks from what would appear to be a very short stint in circulation. It was probably net graded because of a mint made laminationon the obverse that begins between the D of united and the S of states and extends to the eyebrow of the Indian Princess. A very unique1854 D with original crusty surfaces characteristics and an old gold/brownish/red hues in its coloring.

1854-O $3 AU58 PCGS #7971

Fiery prooflike fields and struck from the relapped die

1855 $3 MS63 PCGS #7972

Prooflike and lustrous

1855-S $3 MS61 PCGS #7973

Original skin, semi-prooflike, good strike, mellow honey coloring on obverse with darker toning around the devices on reverse.

1856 $3 MS64 PCGS #7974

Satiny cartwheel lustre,darker gold coloring around the devices on obverse and reverse.Honey gold coloring in the fields.This is one of the better struck 1856 $3.00's

1857 $3 MS62 PCGS #7976

Prooflike original, from a clashed die

1857-S $3 AU58 PCGS #7977

Former Richard Jewell Collection

1858 $3 MS63 PCGS #7978

Prooflike and swirling luster, well struck.Formerly of the Bass collection

1858 $3 MS63 PCGS #7978

Prooflike and swirling luster, well struck.Formerly of the Bass collection

1858 $3 MS63 PCGS #7978

Prooflike and swirling luster, well struck.Formerly of the Bass collection

1859 $3 MS63 PCGS #7979

Semi pl fields with a satin lustre.Old gold coloring with original and undipped surfaces.Strong strike. Formerly in the El Zorro collection.

1859 $3 MS63 PCGS #7979

Semi pl fields with a satin lustre.Old gold coloring with original and undipped surfaces.Strong strike. Formerly in the El Zorro collection.

1860-S $3 MS62 PCGS #7981

Top pop well struck except for the bow knot on the reverse. Semi-prooflike old gold coloring.

1861 $3 MS63 PCGS #7982

Semi prooflike light yellow gold coloring.Good strike.

1861 $3 MS63 PCGS #7982

Semi prooflike light yellow gold coloring.Good strike.

1862 $3 MS64 PCGS #7983

Very well struck, darker orange coloring, heavily polished die-disappearing neck variety.

1863 $3 MS62 PCGS #7984

Blazing luster and prooflike

1864 $3 MS64 PCGS #7985

Two toned coloring of orange and lilac.Semi pl around the devices with satiny lustre due to the die polishing. Full strike and undipped original.

1868 $3 MS64 PCGS #7989

Frosty cartwheel luster, fully struck,the coloring is lght gold with reddish hues.

1869 $3 MS63 PCGS #7990

Old yellow gold coloring with lustrous and pl surfaces, also from the American Princess collection

1871 $3 MS63 PCGS #7993

Proolike, well struck, old gold coloring. Really clean looking fields.

1872 $3 MS63 PCGS #7994

Purchased from Sonny Henry auction, difficult to locate one any better than MS62

1873 $3 Closed 3 MS64 PCGS #7995

Bright blazing cameo appearance, formerly of the Bass collection

1877 $3 MS62 PCGS #7999

Prooflike with dark gold coloring

1879 $3 MS64 PCGS #8001

Full strike, prooflike,with light honey gold toning.

1880 $3 MS63 PCGS #8002

Feiry gold, prooflike cameo, very pretty under a light.

1881 $3 MS63 PCGS #8003

CAC stickered for the following reasons: Wholly original coin inclusive of the copper spotting, prooflike, with a mellow old gold coloring. Well struck.

1882 $3 MS64 PCGS #8004

Fully struck, mellow gold coloring, with proof-like appearance.

1883 $3 MS62 PCGS #8005

The old green label holder, and a very original coin. Nice luster and pl

1885 $3 MS64 PCGS #8007

IN AN OLD GREEN HOLDER. Full strike with tangerine/gold coloring. And a beutiful cameo prooflike appearance.

1886 $3 MS64 PCGS #8008

Prooflike cameo,tangerine gold color,fully struck original coin, formerly in the Great Lakes Collection.

1887 $3 MS64 PCGS #8009

Brilliant prooflikeon obverse and reverse, darker gold coloring, with an impressive complete and bold strike.

1888 $3 MS64 PCGS #8010

Full strike, frosty mellow gold coloring