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    1858 Three Cent Silver, PR66
    Original Multicolor Toning
    Approximately 100 Proofs Known

    1858 3CS PR66 PCGS. Ex: Simpson. In 1858, the U.S. Mint began marketing proof coins to the general collecting public rather than striking such coins only for dignitaries and well-connected dealers. However, production was still small in these early years, and mintage figures were not officially recorded. The Guide Book lists a mintage estimate of 210 pieces for the 1858 three cent silver proof, and PCGS estimates a survivorship of approximately 100 coins in all grades. This Premium Gem proof is sharp and beautifully toned, with reflective fields and natural multicolor hues. Population: 17 in 66 (2 in 66+), 2 finer (4/20).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 27C5, PCGS# 3705)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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