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    Exceptional 1851-O Three Cent Silver, Probably The Finest Known

    1851-O MS 67 NGC. Ex: Dawson. A coin of enduring popularity with collectors, the 1851-O is the only mintmarked three cent silver. The surfaces of this extraordinary coin have a dappled multicolored patination that words are completely inadequate to convey. That it is original is unquestioned, as is its attractive, overall eye appealing nature. Beneath the multiple layerings of color are slathers of sparkling mint luster that further enhance the rich tonal qualities. One of our favorite coins from the Andre Dawson consignment. Population: 1 in 67, none are finer (6/98). (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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    September, 1998
    24th-25th Thursday-Friday
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