1873 P Large Indian Head Gold Dollars : All Varieties

Type 3 - Indian Princess

Mintage: 125,125
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  Varieties - Difference and Comparison
There were two major varieties of the 1873 Large Indian Princess Head Gold Dollar - specifically in regards to the styling of the number "3" in the 1873 date. The two ends on the left side of the "3" (top and bottom ends) are spaced more widely apart in the "Open 3" variety. However on the "Close 3" variety - the two ends are nearly touching each other with virtually no space between them. The difference between the 1873 Closed 3 vs Open 3 gold dollar is depicted above in the example comparison image.

Major Varieties:
1873 Large Indian Head Gold Dollar - Closed 3
1873 Large Indian Head Gold Dollar - Open 3

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: $56.19


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