1886 THREE DOLLARS
PCGS Nos: 8008, 8050, 88050,
Circulation strikes: 1,000
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
grains (5.02 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia) below the wreath on the reverse
courtesy of David
Akers Numismatics, Inc.
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-64's.
finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-66's.
The finest Cameo Proof
example graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.
The finest Deep Cameo Proof
example graded by PCGS is a single PR-65.
Proof (illustrated above).
Ex - John Jay Pittman - David Akers Numismatics, Inc.
"The John Jay Pittman Collection", illustrated
NGC Proof-64 Cameo. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin &
Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May
28-30, 2001, Lot 1341, illustrated, sold for $11,787.00
PCGS Proof-64. Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s
"October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7586,
illustrated, sold for $9,200.00 From the Violet Bancroft Collection
PCGS Proof-63. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins &
Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000,
Lot 871, sold for $7,474.00
Brilliant Proof. Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame
Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1095, plated, sold for $8,377.50 Ex - Virgil Brand
Collection (Bowers & Merena, June 18, 1984, Lot 1446)
PCGS AU-58. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities
Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 496, illustrated, sold for $2,530.00
PCGS EF-45. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles,
Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 872, sold
"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