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    Mostly Brilliant 1861 Three Cent Silver, MS67

    1861 3CS MS67 PCGS. CAC. The lack of circulating silver coinage during the Civil War would ensure that this three cent silver issue, produced to the extent of nearly a half-million pieces, would be the high-water mark for the series, which would end under the terms of the "Crime of '73." The present Superb Gem is among the finest of the issue certified at PCGS, with silver-white surfaces overtopped with a blush of golden at the rims. This piece shows no clash marks, but the III in the center reverse is softly struck. Population: 25 in 67, 0 finer (6/10).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22ZA, PCGS# 3679)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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