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    Rare 1869 Three Cent Silver, MS66 NGC

    1869 3CS MS66 NGC. A rare, low mintage date with only 4,500 business strikes produced. Virtually the entire run of business strikes from 1863 to 1872 was melted in 1873 and few Uncirculated pieces survived. Only 8 pieces have been so graded by NGC (9/05) with just 2 finer. This is a sharply stuck coin that shows no die clashing. A rich overlay of mottled antique-gold, cobalt-blue, and magenta toning is splashed over both sides. (NGC ID# 22ZK, PCGS# 3689)

    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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