1870 THREE DOLLARS
PCGS Nos: 7991, 8033, 98033
Circulation strikes: 3,500
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
grains (5.02 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia) below the wreath on the reverse
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PCGS MS-64 (illustrated
above). Ex - Fred Sweeney on September 18, 1972 - Harry Bass -
Auctions by Bowers and Merena, Inc.'s sale of the Harry W. Bass, Jr.
collection, October 2-4, 1999, Lot 685, "PCGS MS-64" at $16,100.00 - the Great Lakes collection.
PCGS Proof-64. Ex -
Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-
27, Lot 3647, sold for $19,550.00
PCGS MS-61. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W.
Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot
284, illustrated, sold for $3,680.00 From our sale of the Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection,
October 1982, Lot 295
Choice AU. Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame
Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1086, plated, sold for $1,150.00
NGC AU-55. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan
Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2302, sold for $1,610.00
ANACS AU-55. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer
2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8909, not
AU-50. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles,
Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 851, sold
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64's.
The finest Proof
example graded by PCGS is a single PR-65.
The finest Deep Cameo Proof
example graded by PCGS is a single PR-64.
"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