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    1857 Silver Three Cent, MS66
    Sharp Shield Detail

    1857 3CS MS66 PCGS. The 1857 silver three cent is infrequently encountered in Mint State, and most such pieces grade only MS64 or lower; Gems are scarce and anything finer is genuinely rare. This Premium Gem representative displays seemingly undisturbed, satiny surfaces with pale champagne and golden-gray toning. The strike is a trifle soft around portions of the peripheries, but the central shield is bold. Clash marks are present on each side, as usual. Population: 9 in 66 (1 in 66+), 2 finer (5/15).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22Z6, PCGS# 3673)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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