1854-o $3 Gold Coin Indian Princess Very Rare Investment For Sale
1854-O $3 Gold Coin Indian Princess - New Orleans MintAs you can see from the pictures this coin has one of the best strike marks that I have ever seen for this particular coin. The color is beautiful. Good Investment. It will only go up in price.Survival Estimate: 1,000 - Coins In Existence - Very RareOnly 10 Mint Condition coins are in known existence.158 Years Old The 1854-O $3 Gold Indian Princess is becoming one of the most popular and rare coins in American history. With the survival estimate of only 1,000 coins left the 1854-O is one of the hardest coins for coin collectors to add to their collection. Many of the 1854-O $3 were made into jewelry and Love Coins. There may never be another coin as unusual and fascinating as the $3 Indian Princess. There is no universally accepted explanation as to why Congress decided to establish this new denomination, but we do know that when the postage rate for a letter was reduced from 5 cents to 3 cents, this new coin appeared in U.S. currency, enabling customers to purchase a sheet of 100 postage stamps with exact change. The $3 Indian Princess is a key coin in RCA’s 14 Piece U.S. Gold Set.In designing this gold coin, U.S. Mint engraver James B. Longacre adorned Lady Liberty with a feathered Native American headdress, intending to create a unique motif that would not be confused with the two other similarly sized gold coins of the era: the Liberty Quarter Eagle and Liberty Half Eagle. On the coin’s reverse, a wreath of tobacco, wheat, corn, and cotton encircles the denomination and the date.This Gold Princess ended her reign in 1889, and the odd $3 denomination has not since been issued in the U.S. The $3 Indian Princess coin has rightfully enjoyed great success in the numismatic world: collectors and investors worldwide vie for the relatively few specimens available in mint condition. The most famous of the $3 Indian Princesses was a unique 1870 coin, which, according to eyewitnesses, was placed in the cornerstone of the new San Francisco Mint building. In 1907 it mysteriously appeared on the coin market, and after passing through several collections, it sold as part of the famed Eliasberg Collection in 1982 for $687,500.
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1854-o $3 Gold Coin Indian Princess Very Rare Investment: $3,100