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    1868 Three Cent Silver, Attractive MS63
    Only 3,500 Pieces Minted

    1868 3CS MS63 PCGS. CAC. A total of 3,500 circulation strikes and 600 proofs makes this one of the rarest years in the series, with the former much more difficult to locate. Although clearly intended for circulation, the obverse exhibits an almost prooflike appearance, with multicolor toning on each side. The strike shows sharpness throughout, notably on the leaves, and the surfaces lack any clash marks or distracting abrasions. Population: 6 in 63, 17 finer (6/14).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 22ZJ, PCGS# 3688)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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