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    1858 Three Cent Silver, MS66
    Elusive Type Two Design

    1858 3CS MS66 PCGS. Type Two three cent silver pieces were a short-lived series that was produced from 1854 through 1858. They are also the most difficult to locate in high grades. This holds true also for the 1858 even though some 1.6 million pieces were produced that year. This piece retains much of the original mint brilliance with a light overlay of golden-rust patina. Sharply struck with almost complete definition on the leaves on the reverse. Population: 27 in 66, 11 finer (11/11).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22Z7, PCGS# 3674)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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