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    1851-O Three Cent Silver, MS66+
    Lovely Luster and Toning
    Tied for Finest at PCGS

    1851-O 3CS MS66+ PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The 1851-O is famously the only branch mint issue in the three cent silver series, struck to the extent of 720,000 coins. Examples are occasionally available in Mint State, but this issue is scarce in MS66 and rare in MS66+. No finer coins are reported at PCGS (4/20). This example is frosty and luminous, with champagne-tinted luster that reveals daubs of violet, russet, amber, and lemon-gold in the margins. Slight strike softness in the centers is typical of the issue and not distracting. Population: 36 in 66 (4 in 66+), 0 finer (4/20).

    Coin Index Numbers: (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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