A slightly better date and a lot harder to find in higher grades. A nice example of a pre-Civil War era coin. Perfect for any type set! Pre-33 Gold is a very popular choice for collectors and investors alike. Pre-1933 Gold was made in many different denominations including the $3 Gold piece also known as the $3 Princess. The $3 Princess was minted from 1854-1889 and are popular because of their odd denomination. The $3 Princess has an actual Gold weight of .14512.