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    1865 Three Cent Silver, MS65
    Pleasingly Toned and Well-Preserved

    1865 3CS MS65 PCGS. This small, odd-denomination type was apparently quite popular and enjoyed a number of high-mintage issues between 1851 and 1862, after which the mintage numbers decreased substantially. The type was finally discontinued in 1873, after six successive proof-only dates. This is a sharply struck, lustrous, and pleasingly toned Gem example, showing mingled pastel colors of mint-green, tan, and rose. Typical die clash marks are heavier on the obverse, but post-strike surface flaws are absent. Population: 12 in 65, 11 finer (6/14).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 22ZF, PCGS# 3685)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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