Three Dollar Gold
 DATEGRADEDESCRIPTIONPRICE
1854  $3PCGS AU-53 $ 1090
1854   $3NGC AU-58 1318
1855   $3NGC AU-53 CAC!1150
1855-S  $3PCGS XF-45 Scarce first year-of-issue "S" mint $33465
1856   $3NGC AU-55 1150
1856-S  $3PCGS VF-20 925
1856 S  $3NGC XF-45 1700
1856 S  Medium S  $3NGC XF-45 Light orange peel over yellow-gold surfaces.1705
1857   $3NGC AU-53 1000
1859   $3NGC VF-25 800
1874  $3PCGS AU-50 1090
1874   $3NGC AU-58 1318
1874  $3PCGS AU-58 1318
1878   $3NGC AU-53 1150
1878   $3NGC AU-58 1318
1878   $3NGC AU-58 1318
1878   $3NGC MS-62 2245
1878  $3PCGS MS-62 2245
1878  $3PCGS MS-64 4360



Facts


With low mintages the rule throughout this series, Longacre's $3 gold coins are the most sought after denomination in the US Gold Type Set. Longacre later recycled this design for the "Type 3" Gold $1, and reused the reverse design for the Flying Eagle Cent.