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    Premium Gem 1866 Three Cent Silver
    Elusive Mint State Survivor

    1866 3CS MS66 NGC. By 1866, the silver three cent and half dime denominations were being coined alongside their copper-nickel replacements. This trime is one of the few to escape the Mint and subsequent destruction in 1873. Dappled gold, orange, blue, and violet toning enriches much of each side. Housed in a prior-generation holder. Census: 12 in 66, 3 finer (11/12).
    From The Walter Freeman Collection of Three Cent Silvers.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22NK, PCGS# 3686)

    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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