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    Toned Gem 1857 Three Cent Silver

    1857 3CS MS65 PCGS. One of the more obtainable Type Two three cent silver pieces, the 1857 along with the 1858 is a popular issue with type collectors. This is an especially lustrous example. The obverse is covered with rich, mottled gray-golden toning, while the reverse displays a more even lilac-rose coloration. Well struck on the obverse, the usual die clash marks are seen in the fields. Population: 18 in 65, 5 finer (4/03). (NGC ID# 22Z6, PCGS# 3673)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    July, 2003
    26th-28th Saturday-Monday
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