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    1851 Three Cent Silver, MS67
    Sharp Shield

    1851 3CS MS67 NGC. CAC. The 1851 three cent silver is distinct as the first issue in this underappreciated series, and is also available in Mint State for type representation. This piece is among just a few examples that rank as the finest certified, and is an important acquisition for the advanced enthusiast. The strike is far above average, particular in regards to the obverse shield which is boldly defined. Frosty luster attests to the originality of subtle ice-blue and champagne hues, while a deeper amber-brown crescent is also seen along the upper-right obverse rim. Census: 9 in 67, 0 finer (4/15).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22YX, PCGS# 3664)

    Weight: 0.80 grams

    Metal: 75% Silver, 25% Copper


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    June, 2015
    4th-7th Thursday-Sunday
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