Coin Specifications

Category: Three Dollar Gold (1854-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Catalog: KM-84
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 5.0150g
AGW: 0.1451oz
Melt Value: $189.62 (7/22/2014)
Diameter: 20.5mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1858 $3 PF obverse 1858 $3 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The business strike mintage of this issue is a tiny 2,133 pieces, with 15 proofs estimated to have been produced. This rare and interesting issue derives from the first year that the U.S. Mint began publicly advertising proof sets for public sale under Mint Director James Ross Snowden. Walter Breen's Encyclopedia of United States and Colonial Proof Coins 1722-1989 comments, 'The existence of more ones and threes than other gold proofs of this and some subsequent years suggests that a market for those individual denominations existed over and above the market for proof sets ... threes because of the very unusual denomination.'

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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Last Updated: 6/11/2013

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1858 $3 PF
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 11940 13560 17810 31250 58130 87750 - - - - -
1858 $3 PF Cameo
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 76250 96850 - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4
Low Grade: 64
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 65


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8/2/1997 PCGS PF 64   Heritage Auctions 1997 ANA Signature Sale #175, 175/Lot# 7584 $31,625.00
4/24/2013 NGC PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1184/Lot# 4494 $85,187.50


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NGC Registry Score 1858 $3 PF
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Base11111127543817386839023952398444315158574779609588115891471519035250901
11111918310838343879391839624133467353546484850210255126311615521053250900
00000031083834387939183962413346735354648485021025512631161552105300
00000034623851389039353973428249155550722290451092213673175952307100
1858 $3 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111113009414141964231428443194793556361858515102261232215587111
1111110033386415942074248429544775049577069619085109241341015587110
0000003386415942074248429544775049577069619085109241341015587100
0000003763417742194266430746355306597777389655116231449815587100
1858 $3 PF Ultra Cameo
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Base33333333186624393074341436834431537959227252775610637120965440497018
333333362420572650318735033932474755606365742087161112326198686080
00000036242057265031873503393247475560636574208716111232619800
000000312452248286233003593418150635741680875889676116094030100
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