1873 P Large Indian Head Gold Dollars : Open 3

Type 3 - Indian Princess

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: James B Longacre
Metal Composition: 90% Gold - 10% Copper

Diameter: 15 mm
Mass / Weight: 1.672 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1873 Large Indian Princess Head Gold Dollar G$1 - Open 3
One major variety of the 1873 Large Indian Princess Head Gold Dollar features an Open "3". There were two major styles of the 1873 date - specifically the number "3". The two ends (top and bottom) of the number "3" in the Closed 3 variety are nearly touching with virtually no space between them. The Open 3 variety has a much larger space between the two ends of the number "3". The difference between the Closed 3 vs Open 3 varieties is easily distinguishable and is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1873 Closed 3 vs Open 3 Large Indian Head Gold Dollar - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
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MELT VALUE: $57.05


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