1874 $3 Indian Princess Head Gold Three Dollar Piece US Coin AU 58 PCGS
The three-dollar gold piece was authorized by the Act of February 21, 1853. First struck in 1854, the coin was never popular with the general public and saw very little circulation. These gold coins changed hands in the East and Midwest until 1861, after which they disappeared from circulation; through the 1860s, fewer than 10,000 were struck annually. The head of the obverse represents an Indian princess with hair tightly curling over the neck, her head crowned with a circle of feathers. A wreath of tobacco, wheat, corn and cotton occupies the field of the reverse, with the denomination and date within it.
The coin weighs 77.4 grains, and was struck in. Source: The Official Red Book, A Guide book of United States Coins by R. The item "1874 $3 Indian Princess Head Gold Three Dollar Piece US Coin AU 58 PCGS" is in sale since Wednesday, January 22, 2020.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Gold (Pre-1933)\$3 & $4". The seller is "profilecoins" and is located in Franconia, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Certification: PCGS
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Circulated
- Certification Number: 7998.58/84307266
- Composition: Gold
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Grade: AU 58
- Mint Location: Philadelphia
- Modified Item: No
- Strike Type: Business
- Year: 1874