1873 $3 Closed 3 NGC AU50

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Item sold in auction: Richmond Sale, Part I.
Closed On: Wednesday, July 21, 2004 6:00 PM.
For: $11,213.

CDN™ CPG Value: $12,800.00 (What's CPG?)

1873 $3 Closed 3 NGC AU50

DLRC #: 87569 // PCGS #: 7995

Semi-Prooflike and toned in a gorgeous, orange-gold color. Of the three 1873 “Threes” offered here, this is the most convincing as a “circulation strike,” though none were recorded as having been struck for circulation. Considerable debate rages over which 1873 is an “Original” and which is a “Restrike.” Even renowned experts ...

  • Category Gold Coinage
  • Series $3 Princess Gold
  • Type Princess head
  • Years for Type 1854-1889
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Three dollar gold
  • Mint Location Philadelphia
  • Designer James B. Longacre
  • Composition 90% gold; 10% copper
  • Weight 5.015g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 2,000
Title Price Realized Date Sold
1873 $3 NGC AU Details (Closed 3, Improperly Cleaned) $4,100.00 01/06/2011
1873 $3 PCGS MS62 (Closed 3) $28,055.00 04/02/2018