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    Beautiful MS68 1859 Three Cent Silver, Tied for Finest Certified

    1859 3CS MS68 NGC. First year of the Type Three design and an important date as such. In this grade the coin assumes even more importance as it is tied with only one other (or is it a resubmission of this piece?) as the finest known at both of the major services. An oblong-shaped area of near-brilliance is seen on each side and is surrounded by thalo-blue. As expected, there are no observable abrasions on this stunning, high grade coin.(Registry values: N1) (NGC ID# 22Z8, PCGS# 3677)

    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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    May, 2007
    9th-12th Wednesday-Saturday
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