Description

    1865 3CS AU55 PCGS. One of a mere 8,000 business strikes, the 1865 three cent silver piece is rare at any level of preservation. Walter Breen (1988) writes that most were melted in July 1873. This Choice AU specimen displays semi-prooflike fields that highlight the motifs. Aqua-blue, light green, and orange toning enrich both sides, each of which has been well impressed by the dies. Nicely preserved, with heavy obverse clash marks. Housed in a green-label holder.(Registry values: N991) (NGC ID# 22ZF, PCGS# 3685)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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