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    PR67 Cameo 1869 Three Cent Silver
    Deeply Contrasted Surfaces

    1869 3CS PR67 Cameo NGC. About one-seventh as many proofs were made as of business strikes for the 1869 three cent silver pieces, 600 proofs to 4,500 circulation coins, a nominal proof production but one that does double duty in filling in for the seldom-seen high-grade currency pieces. Even though minuscule, the 1869's business strike production would exceed that of the next three years, 1870 through 1872 inclusive, and the series would end with a whimper in the proof-only 1873. The present Superb Gem Cameo proof 1869 boasts incredibly deep mirrors over surfaces with much brilliant reflectivity present, complementing pale pastel rose and lilac toning on each side. The devices display a thick layer of mint frost. Census: 3 in 67 Cameo, 1 finer (12/11).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 22ZR, PCGS# 83719)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    February, 2012
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
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