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    1870 Silver Three Cent, MS66
    Rare, Only One Coin Finer

    1870 3CS MS66 PCGS. CAC. This Reconstruction-period three cent silver issue is among the keys to the series, boasting a scant mintage of 3,000 coins. Uncirculated survivors are rarely seen at any level. This Premium Gem example should excite a number of collectors. The strike is uncommonly bold, and the fields have somewhat satiny luster rather than blinding prooflike mirroring. Mottled aquamarine, olive, and violet toning encompasses each side. Population: 10 in 66 (1 in 66+), 1 finer (1/16).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22ZL, PCGS# 3691)

    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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    March, 2016
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