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1870 $3 (Regular Strike)

Series: Indian Princess $3 1854-1889

PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

PCGS #:
7991
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
20.50 millimeters
Weight:
5.02 grams
Mintage:
3,500
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - PCGS Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

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

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS65+ PCGS grade MS65+ PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2015:4257, $51,700

2 MS64 PCGS grade

Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 10/1999:685, $16,100

3 MS63+ PCGS grade
4 MS63 PCGS grade
4 MS63 PCGS grade
4 MS63 PCGS grade
4 MS63 PCGS grade
4 MS63 PCGS grade
4 MS63 PCGS grade
4 MS63 PCGS grade
MS65+ PCGS grade #1 MS65+ PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2015:4257, $51,700

#2 MS64 PCGS grade

Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 10/1999:685, $16,100

#3 MS63+ PCGS grade
#4 MS63 PCGS grade
#4 MS63 PCGS grade
#4 MS63 PCGS grade
#4 MS63 PCGS grade
#4 MS63 PCGS grade
#4 MS63 PCGS grade
#4 MS63 PCGS grade
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.