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.
Diameter
20.50 millimeters
Designer
James Barton Longacre
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
3500
Weight
5.02 grams
Metal Content
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
5
Pop Lower
225
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

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

Condition Census

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