Three Dollar Gold
1856 S  $3NGC VF-20 $ 920
1856 S  Medium S  $3NGC XF-45 Light orange peel over yellow-gold surfaces.1555
1857   $3NGC AU-53 1150
1857 S  $3NGC Good-4 780
1864  $3PCGS AU-53 5175
1871  $3PCGS MS-61 5465


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.