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Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The 71st Anniversary Sale U. S. Three Dollar Gold
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Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
2103 1854 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $9,500.00
1854 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, a near-Gem example of the first year offering a vividly detailed...
- a near-Gem example of the first year offering a vividly detailed strike and boldest yellow-gold mint frost covering both sides. Maximum eye appeal distinguishes this specimen of the first date, itself a distinct sub-type defined by its reverse showing small letters in DOLLARS. NGC MS64.
2104 1855 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $9,500.00
1855 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Deep gold lustre drenches both sides of this gleaming strike,...
Deep gold lustre drenches both sides of this gleaming strike, offering that remarkably bold sparkle in the fields that is displayed by top-grade examples of this short-lived denomination. PCGS MS63.
2105 1855 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $2,600.00
1855 Brilliant Uncirculated, close to the Choice category and boasting a meticulous strike and a wealth...
- close to the Choice category and boasting a meticulous strike and a wealth of assertive yellow-gold lustre for outstanding visual quality and appeal. Careful search finds a very tiny tic or two of little significance.
2106 1855 CH AU $1,700.00
1855 Choice About Uncirculated and on the cusp of full Mint State. Frosty surfaces exhibit a tiny...
Choice About Uncirculated and on the cusp of full Mint State. Frosty surfaces exhibit a tiny nick in front of the mouth. Greenish-gold patina gives this coin a presentable appearance.
2107 1856 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $5,000.00
1856 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, a near-Gem of exceptional beauty. Boldly gleaming yellow-gold...
- a near-Gem of exceptional beauty. Boldly gleaming yellow-gold lustre complements an exacting impression of the dies. Fields are smooth and semi-prooflike giving added visual impact to a coin that is only a minute mark or so from higher grade.
2108 1856 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $4,500.00
1856 Brilliant Uncirculated or finer with a strong strike and very attractive mint lustre. There are...
- or finer with a strong strike and very attractive mint lustre. There are some light hairlines visible under the slightly reflective fields. An excellent type coin.
2109 1856'S' Small Mintmark CH AU $3,000.00
1856'S' Small Mintmark. Choice About Uncirculated. A richly lustrous example boasting a full and exacting...
Choice About Uncirculated. A richly lustrous example boasting a full and exacting impression of the dies. This desirable, naked-eye variety is known as the ''Small Mintmark,'' though the sharply defined 'S' might be more accurately described as ''Minute.'' It is easily recognized by size and by its position in the field well below the wreath tie.
2110 1860 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $11,000.00
1860 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Glorious and bright yellow-gold lustre gives this meticulous strike...
Glorious and bright yellow-gold lustre gives this meticulous strike the undeniable visual quality of a higher grade. One of 7,036 circulation strikes produced, and an exceptional beauty from any standpoint. PCGS has certified only nine examples in this high grade. PCGS MS63.
2111 1874 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $2,750.00
1874 Brilliant Uncirculated or finer. Rich red-gold lustre shows a fascinating ripple effect resulting...
- or finer. Rich red-gold lustre shows a fascinating ripple effect resulting from the faint ghosting in the fields that is the result of this coin's remarkably bold strike. NGC MS61.
2112 1874 VF $400.00

Very Fine. This coin saw its share of circulation but retains substantial detail. Surfaces show scattered contact tics and evidence of polishing at one time.
2113 1878 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $5,000.00
1878 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. The obverse strike is crisp and full, the generally bold reverse...
The obverse strike is crisp and full, the generally bold reverse shows localized weakness on the wreath tie. Delightfully frosted reliefs stand out forcefully from splendidly deep prooflike fields to assure breath-taking beauty for this later-date example.
2114 1878 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $5,000.00
1878 Brilliant Uncirculated and near-Choice. Boldly gleaming smooth gold lustre sparkles on both sides...
- and near-Choice. Boldly gleaming smooth gold lustre sparkles on both sides of this sharply struck example of a desirable date that is notably elusive in Mint State grades. Close examination finds two unobtrusive red-gold toning spots that add a touch of color to the gleaming lustre.
2115 1878 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $2,800.00
1878 Brilliant Uncirculated or somewhat finer. Yellow-gold lustre offers that sparkle often seen on...
- or somewhat finer. Yellow-gold lustre offers that sparkle often seen on high quality examples of this denomination. A fascinating wisp of red-gold toning adds a touch of color to the obverse periphery, contrasting handsomely with a diamond-sharp reverse composed wholly of richly gleaming gold.
2116 1879 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $6,500.00
1879 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated or finer. This coin's meticulous cameo devices are beautifully...
- or finer. This coin's meticulous cameo devices are beautifully frosted, complementing the deeply reflective mirror-like fields. Here is an especially high quality example of 3,000 circulation strikes produced in the final years of a coin little appreciated in its own time but eagerly pursued by today's numismatists.
2117 1879 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $8,500.00
1879 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Wonderfully prooflike radiance characterizes this conservatively...
Wonderfully prooflike radiance characterizes this conservatively graded example of a circulation strike mintage of only 3,000. A jewel-sharp strike completes the roster of this coin's charms. PCGS MS63.
2118 1879 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $9,000.00
1879 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Fields awash in the deepest prooflike glitter contrast vividly...
Fields awash in the deepest prooflike glitter contrast vividly with lovely frosted reliefs. Here is the boldest cameo beauty that might be wished for, making this extraordinary specimen a visual standout of awesome quality. PCGS MS63.
2119 1879 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $2,200.00
1879 Brilliant Uncirculated or nearly so. Lightly reflective surfaces are toned an orange-gold. There...
- or nearly so. Lightly reflective surfaces are toned an orange-gold. There are some light hairlines but they do not affect the overall eye appeal. A scarcer date with only 3,000 pieces struck.
2120 1882 GEM BU $27,000.00
1882 The variety with the 2 in the date repunched over a high 2. Close examination with a glass also...
The variety with the 2 in the date repunched over a high 2. Close examination with a glass also reveals residual traces of an 8 beneath the second 8 in the date. Gem Brilliant Uncirculated and enjoying glistening satin-mirror fields of utmost beauty. The design features, furthermore, are well frosted and offer excellent contrast. An impeccable strike is equalled only by wonderfully smooth surface...  more
2121 1882 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $9,500.00
1882 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. This beautifully struck coin boasts gleaming cartwheel lustre...
This beautifully struck coin boasts gleaming cartwheel lustre in the fields with crisply detailed reliefs completing its visual attractions. One of 1,500 circulation strikes produced in this later date and a wholly desirably coin for any high quality Type or date collection. PCGS MS63.
2122 1882 CH AU $2,000.00
1882 Choice About Uncirculated. Wonderfully reflective fields that are well struck. Pale yellow-gold...
Choice About Uncirculated. Wonderfully reflective fields that are well struck. Pale yellow-gold toning over surfaces that exhibit some hairlines. Very scarce with only 1,500 pieces struck for circulation.
2123 1884 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $10,000.00
1884 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. One of 1,000 circulation strikes and one of the finest available...
One of 1,000 circulation strikes and one of the finest available to today's collectors, boasting prooflike lustre with two fascinating areas of reflective lustre in the lee of Liberty's meticulously detailed curls. PCGS has graded only 22 at this coin's level. PCGS MS63.
2124 1886 CH EF $2,600.00
1886 Choice Extremely Fine. Wholly reflective fields on both sides with plenty of lustre still remaining....
Choice Extremely Fine. Wholly reflective fields on both sides with plenty of lustre still remaining. A plentiful strike gives this coin added appeal. One of only 1,000 pieces struck for circulation, with probably less available today.
2125 1887 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated VERY CH BU $9,800.00
1887 Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated, a virtual Gem of fully lustrous splendor. Here is a coin...
- a virtual Gem of fully lustrous splendor. Here is a coin displaying fully glittering yellow gold mint frost for beauty that should satisfy the most demanding collector. PCGS MS64.
2126 1887 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated CH BU $8,500.00
1887 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated. Light orange-gold toning over well struck surfaces. The lustre...
Light orange-gold toning over well struck surfaces. The lustre is gorgeous, giving this coin a magnificent appearance. A few light reverse marks near the date do not detract enough to prevent any prospective buyer from bidding on this coin. A lovely late date coin that is quite suitable for any high grade set. PCGS MS63.
2127 1888 Brilliant Uncirculated BU $4,000.00
1888 Brilliant Uncirculated. A well struck example that is lustrous and has semi-prooflike surfaces....
A well struck example that is lustrous and has semi-prooflike surfaces. Greenish-gold toning adds further to this coin's appeal. A scarce late date that is hard to find in this wonderful condition.
2128 1889 CH AU $2,500.00
1889 Choice About Uncirculated and very close to full Mint State. Some light reddish-gold toning over...
Choice About Uncirculated and very close to full Mint State. Some light reddish-gold toning over appealing surfaces. A well impressed strike adds more appeal to this impressive coin.
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