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    Challenging 1855 Type Two Three Cent Silver, MS65

    1855 3CS MS65 NGC. Type Two Three Cent Silver pieces (1854-1858) are by far the most challenging design of the series, particularly in better Mint State grades. The 1855 is a low mintage issue also with only 139,000 pieces produced. This is a lustrous Gem that shows pale blue toning on the obverse with a golden-rose coloration over the reverse. Fully struck, and quite unusual as such, with light die clashing seen on each side, a common occurrence on this diminutive type. Population: 7 in 65, 6 finer (1/05).(#3671) (Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 22Z4, PCGS# 3671)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    February, 2005
    23rd-24th Wednesday-Thursday
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