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    Unclashed 1867 Three Cent Silver, MS66
    Tied for Finest at NGC

    1867 3CS MS66 NGC. The Mint made few examples of the 1867 three cent silver to start with -- only 4,000 pieces -- and, as the Guide Book says, "Nearly the entire production of non-Proof coins from 1863 to 1872 was melted in 1873." The present Premium Gem is one of four submissions at this grade level at NGC, and there are none finer (12/11). A band of iridescence appears at the lower obverse of this Type Three piece, while the reverse is largely untoned. Clash marks are absent, although the small dark spot at 10:30 on the reverse margin may have precluded an even finer grade, as little contact appears on either side. The strike is sharp but not full. A rare and desirable example of this diminutive type.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22ZH, PCGS# 3687)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    February, 2012
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
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