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    1851-O Three Cent Silver, MS66
    Attractive Pastel Toning

    1851-O 3CS MS66 PCGS. The only silver three cent piece struck at the New Orleans Mint, the 1851-O is widely sought in all Mint State grades, but is rarely located at the Premium Gem level. This piece displays subtle semiprooflike mirroring in the fields beneath blended pastel hues of green-gold, lavender, and pale rose. The upper-left portion of the shield is not fully defined, though the strike is otherwise pleasing. Contact marks are seemingly nonexistent. Population: 24 in 66 (1 in 66+), 0 finer (9/14).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22YY, PCGS# 3665)

    Weight: 0.80 grams

    Metal: 75% Silver, 25% Copper


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

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