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

Description

1870 Three Dollar, Appealing MS63
Elusive in Mint State

1870 $3 MS63 NGC. CAC. The 1870 three dollar gold piece is a difficult issue to acquire in all grades, as might be expected with its low production run of only 3,500 circulation strikes. Mint State examples are especially elusive, especially above MS62. Indeed, the present Select offering is probably the finest that most collectors can hope to obtain.

Yellow-gold lustrous surfaces display occasional reddish-orange blushes, somewhat more extensive on the reverse. The design features are sharply struck, including the plumes in the headdress and the reverse bow knot. An unobtrusive patch of small marks midway between the U in UNITED and the chin will help to identify the coin. Both sides yield above-average eye appeal for the designated grade, aptly affirmed by CAC. Census: 2 in 63, 3 finer (11/13).
From The Usibelli Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 7K8F, PCGS# 7991)

View all of [The Usibelli Collection ]

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, 2014
8th-12th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 7
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 312

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

Heritage membership

946,040
bidder-members
$893,760,340
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

Only 35 days left to consign to the 2015 December 10 - 12 World Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong!

Learn about consigning with us

Today, I stand gladdened and honored that your staff members worked as though the collection was their own to return to the world. Congratulations on a job well doneā€¦ strike that, add...for a job magnificently done.
J.M.
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 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $34,801,934
2015 August 13 ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction
2015 August 13 ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction
REALIZED $9,698,676
2015 August 13 ANA Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
2015 August 13 ANA Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $1,870,380

© 2015 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved