Menu
Welcome Sign-In | Join Now
Sold for Sign-in or Join (free & quick) includes Buyer's Premium (BP) 

Description

1858 Three Dollar Gold, MS62
Rarest Series Issue From the 1850s

1858 $3 MS62 NGC. The 1858 three dollar gold was a meager production of only 2,133 circulation strikes plus a handful of proofs, estimated by Bowers at 10 to 14 pieces. He writes that "as the limited mintage suggests, the 1858 is the rarest three-dollar gold piece of the 1850s. So far as is known, all went into circulation and none were deliberately saved." Well-heeled collectors of the day, of course, preferred proof examples to business strikes. The present MS62 NGC example takes a two-toned approach, mellow orange-gold around the peripheries with a distinctive touch of lilac framing the facial features of Liberty. A couple of thin marks on the cheek and into the left obverse field help account for the grade, as does a comma-shaped mark near 6 o'clock on the lower reverse at the rim. The strike is surprisingly sharp on the central details of each side, further enhancing the considerable eye appeal. Census: 3 in 62, 1 finer (11/12).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25MC, PCGS# 7978)

Service and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  | NGC Coin Grading Guarantee  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Glossary of Terms

Auction Info

Auction Dates
January, 2013
9th-14th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 3
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 278

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
17.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

Heritage membership

940,743
bidder-members
$883,393,574
sold in the last year

Join Now - It's Free

VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 

Consignments wanted

Consign to the 2015 December 8 - 9 World Coins Signature Auction - Dallas.

Learn about consigning with us

You have a great company. I have bid with your firm at least 11 years.
V.A.,
New York, NY
View More Testimonials

HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com

Video tutorial

Getting the most out of search

Recent auctions

2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
REALIZED $8,332,129
2015 April 9 - 14 CICF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 April 9 - 14 CICF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $6,503,481
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $10,592,191

© 2015 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved