1888 $3 MS 66
|Category:||Three Dollar (1854-1889)|
A blazing Gem! The three dollar gold piece was only minted between 1854 and 1889. It really was an unnecessary denomination. Mintages was small and survival rates are low. In 1888, there were only 5000 Three dollar gold pieces minted. But there were 312,101 five dollar gold pieces, 802,956 five dollar gold pieces, and 1,085,761 twenty dollar gold pieces minted. The three dollar gold pieces were not really needed for commerce and they weren’t popular. Today, three dollar gold pieces are rare and extremely popular with coin enthusiasts. They are really cool coins! This 1888 is a true Gem. The surfaces are clean and mark-free. The strike is outstanding and the luster is blazing!