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    Beautifully Toned and Rare Gem 1855 Trime

    1855 3CS MS65 PCGS. As a type, the Three Cent Silvers of 1854-1858 are difficult to locate in the finer Mint State grades. The 1855 is the lowest mintage date in this run with just 139,000 pieces delivered. This is a gorgeous Gem whose richly frosted surfaces reveal lovely olive, russet, and orange shadings toward the rims. The surfaces are devoid of even a single distracting blemish, and clashmarks (as struck, and not uncommon for the type) in the center of the reverse are noted solely for accuracy. Population: only four in 65, with another four finer (1/03).
    From the Lynch Collection. (NGC ID# 22Z4, PCGS# 3671)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    March, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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