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    Stunning Premium Gem 1851-O Three Cent Silver

    1851-O 3CS MS66 NGC. This pretty first-year example is one of 720,000 struck at the New Orleans Mint. The simple design of this Premium Gem displays all the necessary details, though the outer parts of the star exhibit a degree of rounding. Highly lustrous beneath greenish-gold patina that has elements of aqua and violet. Census: 11 in 66, 3 finer (1/07).
    From The Frank J. McCarthy Jr. Collection.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22YY, PCGS# 3665)

    Weight: 0.80 grams

    Metal: 75% Silver, 25% Copper


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    February, 2007
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