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    Premium Gem 1851-O Three Cent Silver
    Sole Branch Mint Issue in Series

    1851-O 3CS MS66 NGC. The New Orleans Mint, the "other" silver-striking facility in the U.S. Mint system in the 1850s, struck the three cent silver denomination for its 1851 debut but in no other years. This high-end Premium Gem has rich gold, tan, and crimson field patina surrounding the still-silvery star-frost. Housed in a prior-generation holder. Census: 13 in 66, 3 finer (11/12).
    From The Walter Freeman Collection of Three Cent Silvers.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22YY, PCGS# 3665)

    Weight: 0.80 grams

    Metal: 75% Silver, 25% Copper


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