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    1866 Three Cent Silver, MS68+
    Reflective and Beautifully Toned
    Top of the Condition Census

    1866 3CS MS68+ PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. This piece is tied with one other MS68 PCGS coin as the finest 1866 three cent silver piece certified. No coin in this grade has ever appeared at auction, and most of the auction appearances of MS67 coins have been made by the same few coins being offered on multiple occasions. This issue is a major rarity in this lofty grade. The present coin represents the closest to perfection that this issue is known, an essential attribute for Registry collectors. Reflective fields and fully struck, frosty design elements produce an incredible complement to the rich, original multicolor toning that covers each side in shades of rose-gold, ocean-blue, crimson, violet, and sun-orange. The eye appeal of this piece is every bit as outstanding as its preservation. A virtually flawless coin in all respects. Population: 2 in 68 (1 in 68+), 0 finer. CAC: 1 in 68, 0 finer (8/20).(Registry values: N1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22ZG, PCGS# 3686)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    September, 2020
    17th Thursday
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