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    1857 Three Cent Silver, Lightly Toned MS66+
    Just Two Pieces Numerically Finer at PCGS

    1857 3CS MS66+ PCGS. CAC. All Variety Two three-cent pieces (1854-1858) are rare in high Mint State grades. This Plus-graded 1857 example is CAC endorsed and displays richly frosted, lustrous surfaces with a translucent pale-gold sheen and a strong strike from spectacularly clashed dies. We note weakness on a few of the reverse stars, but all else is sharp. It is the sole coin to receive the PCGS Plus designation at the MS66 level. Population: 13 in 66 (1 in 66+), 2 finer. CAC: 8 in 66, 2 finer (3/17).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22Z6, PCGS# 3673)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    April, 2017
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