Three Dollar Gold
1856 S  $3NGC XF-45 $ 1355
1878  $3PCGS MS-64 4370
1879   $3NGC MS-63+ PL PL9775


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.