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    1857 Three Cent Silver, MS66
    Vivid Multicolor Patina

    1857 3CS MS66 PCGS. CAC. A melange of lime-green, lavender-gray, blue, and russet patina resides over the lustrous surfaces of this Premium Gem. The shield and the two star outlines exhibit strong definition, although UNIT, the lower date digits, and some of the reverse star centers are a touch soft. Uneven strikes are a typical characteristic of the Type Two design type. Carefully preserved. Population: 12 in 66 (1 in 66+), 2 finer (3/16).
    Ex: Rarities Sale (Bowers and Merena, 8/1998), lot 55; Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part IV (Heritage, 10/2015, as MS66 NGC with CAC approval), lot 98044.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22Z6, PCGS# 3673)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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