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    1869 Gem Three Cent Silver
    Low-Mintage Business Strike Survivor

    1869 3CS MS65 NGC. In 1869 the three cent nickels were in full swing, but the three cent silvers were about to take their last gasp. The mintage of this 1869 trime was only 4,500 business strikes, and this piece is among the few finest survivors. The vibrant surfaces are silver-gray, with little sign of contact. Census: 5 in 65, 11 finer (7/10).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 22ZK, PCGS# 3689)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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