1870 $3 MS64

CERTIFICATION#: 50169935
PCGS#: 7991

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): By three dollar gold piece standards, this date is only moderately scarce. However, as is the case with all the dates in the 1860's and 1870's except the 1874, 1878, and 1879, choice uncirculated specimens are very rare.

Diameter: 20.50 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 3,500 Weight: 5.02 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
4
650
6
675
8
700
10
750
12
850
15
925
20
1,025
1
25
1,225
1
30
1,425
1
45+
2,050
50+
2,250
53+
2,500
55+
3,000
58+
4,000
1
62+
9,500
63+
20,500
1

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 800 R-5.4 25 / 41 25 / 41
60 or Better 60 R-8.4 14 / 41 TIE 14 / 41 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 41 1 / 41

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS64 PCGS grade  
1 MS64 PCGS grade  
3 MS63 PCGS grade  
3 MS63 PCGS grade  
3 MS63 PCGS grade