Two denominations were introduced in the early 1850s, the three cent piece in 1851 and the three dollar gold piece in 1854.
These denominations might seem like odd choices until one considers that the postal rate was three cents to mail a letter up to one-half ounce.
Having the second highest mintage of the three dollar gold series with a coinage of 82,304 pieces, the 1878 is an ideal type coin to represent the design. At the same time, it is an integral part of a date set or complete collection of this denomination that remained in production for less than four decades.
NGC has graded only 10 MS67’s and 3 MS67 Star coins, with none higher.
The one offered here boasts frosty surfaces and a pristine appearance.
Listed at $54,400 in the CDN CPG and $63,500 in the NGC price guide.
Priced to Sell…Dealers
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