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1875 THREE DOLLARS

PCGS No: 8039, 88039

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 0
Proofs: 20 reported; Restrikes raise the number to approximately 40

Designer: James Barton Longacre

Diameter: 20.5 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%

Weight:  77.4 grains (5.02 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) below the wreath on the reverse

Varieties:
Original
Restrike

Notes:
The finest proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-65.

The finest Cameo proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-65.

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 757, illustrated, sold for $80,500.00

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