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    1851-O Three Cent Silver, MS67
    Tied for Finest Graded

    1851-O 3CS MS67 NGC. Three cent silver coins, also referred to as trimes, were produced from 1851 through 1873. An interesting small denomination type that has largely been forgotten, this series offers interesting possibilities to the prospective collector. Only a single issue of this type was struck outside of the Philadelphia Mint, that being the current New Orleans issue. This is an extraordinary representative of that single emission, showing intensely lustrous surfaces and attractive original toning in hues of russet-red, orange-gold, olive, and sea-green. A well-struck and flawlessly preserved Superb Gem, tied with two other NGC coins as the finest known. Census: 3 in 67, 0 finer (5/14). (Registry values: N1) (NGC ID# 22YY, PCGS# 3665)

    Weight: 0.80 grams

    Metal: 75% Silver, 25% Copper


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    July, 2014
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