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    MS65+ 1855 Three Cent Silver

    1855 3CS MS65+ PCGS. CAC. An uncommonly high-end survivor from the Type Two or "double outline" subset of three cent silvers. The silver-gray areas show prominent rose tints, while mustard-gold, green, and lavender-violet hues are strongest at the peripheral obverse and through the reverse. The strike is uneven, with the definition particularly soft on the stars above the denomination, yet the warm, slightly frosted luster gives this piece visual appeal that is not to be denied. Great eye appeal from an issue numbering just 139,000 pieces. Population: 1 in 65+, 5 finer (3/11).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 22Z4, PCGS# 3671)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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