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1875 GOLD DOLLAR - TYPE 3 GOLD DOLLAR
 

1875 Gold Dollar - The 1875 Gold Dollar had a tiny mintage of 400. All examples are fully prooflike with mirrored surfaces. Only 78 have been certified of this date by both grading services. Three MS66 examples are the finest known.

Specifications:
Edge: Reeded
Weight: 1.672 grams (25.8 grains) (.0538 troy ounces)
Diameter: 15 millimeters
Composition: 90% gold; 10% copper
Gold Content: 1.505 grams (23.22 grains) (.0484 troy ounces)

The Resumption Act of 1875 provided for the replacement of the Civil War fractional currency notes by silver coins. It also reduced the amount of greenbacks in circulation. The Civil Rights Act of 1875 provided that everyone regardless of race, color, or previous condition of servitude would get the same treatment in public accommodations.

In 1875 a horse named Aristides won the first Kentucky Derby.

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