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    1872 Three Cent Silver, MS66
    Elusive Circulation Strike

    1872 3CS MS66 PCGS. CAC. Most surviving 1872 three cent silver pieces are proofs from a mintage of 950 such pieces. Although the circulation strike mintage was slightly higher at 1,000 coins, surviving Mint State pieces are rare as they were not saved in the 19th century. This Premium Gem is an incredible example that exhibits fully mirrored fields and lustrous devices, showing light field-to-device contrast. Both sides are essentially brilliant with delicate peripheral rose and gold toning. Population: 5 in 66, 3 finer. CAC: 6 in 66, 2 finer (11/17).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22ZN, PCGS# 3693)

    Weight: 0.75 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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