Expert Comments

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.
PCGS #
7991
Designer
James Barton Longacre
Edge
Reeded
Diameter
20.50 millimeters
Weight
5.02 grams
Mintage
3500
Metal
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Pop Higher
3
Pop Lower
229
Region
The United States of America
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades
65 or Better 800 R-5.4 25 / 41 25 / 41
All Grades 60 R-8.4 14 / 41 TIE 14 / 41 TIE
60 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 41 1 / 41
65 or Better 800
All Grades 60
60 or Better 0
65 or Better R-5.4
All Grades R-8.4
60 or Better R-10.1
65 or Better 25 / 41
All Grades 14 / 41 TIE
60 or Better 1 / 41
65 or Better 25 / 41
All Grades 14 / 41 TIE
60 or Better 1 / 41

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail 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 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

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