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1868 $3 (Regular Strike)

Series: Indian Princess $3 1854-1889

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

PCGS #:
7989
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
20.50 millimeters
Weight:
5.02 grams
Mintage:
4,850
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

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Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 1,250 R-4.9 29 / 41 TIE 29 / 41 TIE
60 or Better 200 R-7.0 29 / 41 29 / 41
65 or Better 11 R-9.5 16 / 41 TIE 16 / 41 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 1,250
60 or Better 200
65 or Better 11
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.9
60 or Better R-7.0
65 or Better R-9.5
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 29 / 41 TIE
60 or Better 29 / 41
65 or Better 16 / 41 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 29 / 41 TIE
60 or Better 29 / 41
65 or Better 16 / 41 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade

Hamburg-Sonoma Collection - Heritage 10/2006:2656, $38,813

1 MS66 estimated grade

American Numismatic Rarities 3/2005:631, $46,575

4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade
9 MS64 PCGS grade
9 MS64 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade

Hamburg-Sonoma Collection - Heritage 10/2006:2656, $38,813

#1 MS66 estimated grade

American Numismatic Rarities 3/2005:631, $46,575

#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#9 MS64 PCGS grade
#9 MS64 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): The 1868 is probably the most common date of the 1860's. Nevertheless, the date can certainly be considered scarce and choice uncirculated specimens are very rare. Most of the uncs I have seen were only Unc-60 coins, and I can recall only a few that were MS-65 or better.