U.S. Gold Coins: $3 Gold Coins FAQs
The $3 gold coin, or the ""Three Dollar Piece,"" was produced at four different U.S. Mint facilities:
Philadelphia Mint (P or no mintmark): The main production facility for the $3 gold coin. Most of the mintage of this denomination occurred here.
Dahlonega Mint (D mintmark): Located in Dahlonega, Georgia, this mint produced the $3 gold coin only in the year 1854.
New Orleans Mint (O mintmark): Located in New Orleans, Louisiana, this mint also produced the $3 gold coin only in the year 1854.
San Francisco Mint (S mintmark): Situated in San Francisco, California, this mint produced the $3 gold coin in a few select years: 1855, 1856, and 1857.