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1885 $3 (Regular Strike)

Series: Indian Princess $3 1854-1889

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

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PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS #:
8007
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
20.50 millimeters
Weight:
5.02 grams
Mintage:
801
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
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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 550 R-5.9 15 / 41 TIE 15 / 41 TIE
60 or Better 150 R-7.5 25 / 41 TIE 25 / 41 TIE
65 or Better 20 R-9.1 23 / 41 23 / 41
Survival Estimate
All Grades 550
60 or Better 150
65 or Better 20
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-5.9
60 or Better R-7.5
65 or Better R-9.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 15 / 41 TIE
60 or Better 25 / 41 TIE
65 or Better 23 / 41
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 15 / 41 TIE
60 or Better 25 / 41 TIE
65 or Better 23 / 41

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade

Peach Set Collection - Superior 2/2005:3405, $??? - Simpson Collection

1 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
8 MS65+ PCGS grade
8 MS65 PCGS grade
8 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade

Peach Set Collection - Superior 2/2005:3405, $??? - Simpson Collection

#1 MS66+ PCGS grade
#3 MS66 PCGS grade
#3 MS66 PCGS grade
#3 MS66 PCGS grade
#3 MS66 PCGS grade
#3 MS66 PCGS grade
#8 MS65+ PCGS grade
#8 MS65 PCGS grade
#8 MS65 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): The 1885 is the second lowest mintage of any regularly issued three dollar gold piece and, therefore, it has been touted by some as a great rarity. It is certainly very scarce, but there are many other dates in the series that are substantially more rare, particularly in choice condition. Both the 1884 and 1886 are considerably more difficult to obtain in choice condition and yet because their mintages are more than 1,000 (actually only a couple hundred pieces more than the 1885) they have not been as highly regarded over the years as this date.