Three Dollar Gold
 DATEGRADEDESCRIPTIONPRICE
1854   $3NGC AU-58 $ 1335
1854  $3PCGS AU-58 1335
1854   $3NGC MS-61 1940
1855  $3PCGS AU-58 1150
1855-S  $3PCGS XF-45 Scarce first year-of-issue "S" mint $33465
1856 S  $3NGC VF-30 1000
1856 S  Medium S  $3NGC XF-45 Light orange peel over yellow-gold surfaces.1705
1861   $3NGC AU-58 Popular Civil War era $3 gold7040
1874   $3NGC AU-58 1335
1874  $3PCGS AU-58 1335
1874   $3NGC MS-61 1865
1874  $3PCGS MS-61 1865
1874  $3PCGS MS-61 1865
1878  $3PCGS AU-55 1200
1878   $3NGC AU-58 1335
1878   $3NGC AU-58 1335
1878  $3PCGS AU-58 1335
1878   $3NGC MS-61 1865
1878  $3PCGS MS-61 1865
1878   $3NGC MS-62 2245
1878  $3PCGS MS-62 2245



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.