1873 G$1 Open 3 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Gold Dollars 1849-1889

PCGS MS68

PCGS MS68

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REVERSE COMPARISON

REVERSE COMPARISON

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

PCGS #:
7573
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
14.30 millimeters
Weight:
1.70 grams
Mintage:
123,300
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 4,250 R-4.1 46 / 49 TIE 74 / 81 TIE
60 or Better 3,000 R-4.4 46 / 49 76 / 81 TIE
65 or Better 75 R-8.2 27 / 49 TIE 40 / 81 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 4,250
60 or Better 3,000
65 or Better 75
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.1
60 or Better R-4.4
65 or Better R-8.2
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 46 / 49 TIE
60 or Better 46 / 49
65 or Better 27 / 49 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 74 / 81 TIE
60 or Better 76 / 81 TIE
65 or Better 40 / 81 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade MS68 PCGS grade

David Akers - Duckor Family Collection of Gold Dollars - Heritage 8/2015:4274, $35,250

2 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
4 MS66 PCGS grade
4 MS66 PCGS grade
4 MS66 PCGS grade
4 MS66 PCGS grade
4 MS66 PCGS grade
4 MS66 PCGS grade
4 MS66 PCGS grade
MS68 PCGS grade #1 MS68 PCGS grade

David Akers - Duckor Family Collection of Gold Dollars - Heritage 8/2015:4274, $35,250

#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS66+ PCGS grade
#4 MS66 PCGS grade
#4 MS66 PCGS grade
#4 MS66 PCGS grade
#4 MS66 PCGS grade
#4 MS66 PCGS grade
#4 MS66 PCGS grade
#4 MS66 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): Relatively common in all grades including gem Unc. In fact, this is one of the five most common Type III gold dollars. The 3 in the date is "open" only when compared to the 3 on the Closed 3 variety, and actually the upper loop and bottom loop are very close together. As a result, some examples of this variety have been offered in recent years as the far more rare 1873 Closed 3. (Remember, the 3 on the Closed 3 variety is so closed that it looks almost like an 8.) There are a number of varieties of the 1873 gold dollar, and specimens exist with a full LIBERTY on the headband while others have only a partial LIBERTY or no LIBERTY at all.