1861 $3 FR2

CERTIFICATION#: 21712748
PCGS#: 7982

Owner's Comments

Teletrade

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1861, like all the three dollar gold pieces of the 1860's, is very scarce in all grades and rare in full mint state. Business strikes usually have prominent diagonal striations in the fields.

Diameter: 20.50 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 5,959 Weight: 5.02 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
3
575
4
600
6
625
8
650
10
700
12
750
20
1,000
1
30
1,350
2
45+
2,600
50+
3,250
53+
4,000
55+
4,750
58+
5,650
62+
10,750
63+
16,000
1
64+
24,500
66+
62,500
1

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 650 R-5.7 19 / 41 TIE 19 / 41 TIE
60 or Better 100 R-8.0 21 / 41 TIE 21 / 41 TIE
65 or Better 8 R-9.6 13 / 41 TIE 13 / 41 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66+ PCGS grade
2 MS66 estimated grade  
3 MS65 PCGS grade  
3 MS65 PCGS grade  
3 MS65 PCGS grade