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1870-S THREE DOLLARS

PCGS No: None

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1 known, possibly 2 struck
Proofs: 0

Designer: James Barton Longacre

Diameter: 20.5 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%

Weight:  77.4 grains (5.02 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: Small "S" (for San Francisco, CA) below the wreath on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Notes:
No 1870-S Three Dollar Gold has been certified by PCGS.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"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