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SERIES: Indian Princess $3 1854-1889
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1868 $3 (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS66

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS64
PCGS #:
7989
Diameter:
20.50 millimeters
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Weight:
5.02 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
4,850
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$46,575 • NGC MS67 • 3-8-2005 • American Numismatic Rarities
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 1,250 R-4.9 29 / 41 TIE 29 / 41 TIE
60 or Better 200 R-7.0 29 / 41 29 / 41
65 or Better 11 R-9.5 16 / 41 TIE 16 / 41 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade  

Hamburg-Sonoma Collection - Heritage 10/2006:2656, $38,813

1 MS66 estimated grade  

American Numismatic Rarities 3/2005:631, $46,575

4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade  

Hamburg-Sonoma Collection - Heritage 10/2006:2656, $38,813

1 MS66 estimated grade  

American Numismatic Rarities 3/2005:631, $46,575

4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade  
4 MS65 PCGS grade  
4 MS65 PCGS grade  
4 MS65 PCGS grade  
9 MS64 PCGS grade
9 MS64 PCGS grade  
David Akers (1975/88): The 1868 is probably the most common date of the 1860's. Nevertheless, the date can certainly be considered scarce and choice uncirculated specimens are very rare. Most of the uncs I have seen were only Unc-60 coins, and I can recall only a few that were MS-65 or better.