1857 THREE DOLLARS
PCGS Nos: 7976, 8020
Circulation strikes: 20,891
Proofs: estimated 10
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
grains (5.02 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia) below the wreath on the reverse
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PCGS MS-65 (illustrated above).
The Great Lakes collection of Three-Dollar gold pieces. This is the finest example graded by PCGS and the only coin at this level.
PCGS MS-64. Ex - Bowers and Merena
Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale",
November 20-21, 2000, Lot 271, illustrated, sold for $13,225.00 Purchased from Mal Varner, February
PCGS MS-60. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale",
August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7194, illustrated, sold for $2,185.00
NGC AU-55. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles,
Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 826 at
AU-50. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection
Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2296 at $747.50
EF-45. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles,
Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 827 at
VF-30. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection
Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2297 at $488.75
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.
example graded by PCGS is a single PR-65.
Sources and/or recommended
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial
Coins" by Walter Breen
"The PCGS Population
Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service