3
1
9
8
7
9
2
3
Coins Certified as of 2/7

My Coin #-35263

1888 $3 MS63

CERTIFICATION#: -35263
PCGS#: 8010

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Ex. Kreisberg-Schulman Sale (1961) Sold by David Akers Numismatics May '98 Price realized $15950

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1888 is reasonably obtainable in any condition including gem uncirculated. Although most uncs are frosty, I have seen some proof-like business strikes of this date, but none of them have appeared to me to be deceptive enough to be mistaken for proofs.

Diameter: 20.50 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 5,000 Weight: 5.02 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
25
1,100
1
30
1,200
35
1,325
1
45+
1,675
50+
1,825
53
2,025
10
53+
2,025
55+
2,250
58+
2,750
1
62+
3,750
63+
5,500
1
65+
12,000
6
66+
27,000
2

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 2,000 R-4.6 34 / 41 TIE 34 / 41 TIE
60 or Better 800 R-5.4 37 / 41 37 / 41
65 or Better 175 R-7.2 30 / 41 30 / 41

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade   Simpson Collection
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
3 MS66+ PCGS grade

Great Lakes Collection

3 MS66+ PCGS grade
5 MS66 PCGS grade