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    Colorfully Toned 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 (12/05) with just 2 finer. This is a sharply stuck coin that shows no die clashing. A rich overlay of electric-blue, antique-gold, and rose-magenta toning is splashed over both sides. Just a couple of tiny abrasions are reported at the lower portion of the obverse.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22ZK, PCGS# 3689)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    January, 2006
    4th-7th Wednesday-Saturday
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