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U.S. Three-Cent Silver (1851-1873)

1852 Three (3) Cent Silver
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$105.00 $108.00

1852 Type 1 Three (3) Cent Silver Nice BU Nice Eye Appeal Nice Luster
1852 Type 1 Three (3) Cent Silver Nice BU Nice Eye Appeal Nice Luster
SKU: 3CS606

This wonderfully original 1852 Three (3) Cent Silver Variety 1 has nice eye appeal with nice luster and a nice strike. Nice color and surfaces. Grade: Nice BU

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$155.00 $160.00

1853 Type 1 Three (3) Cent Silver Choice AU/BU Great Eye Appeal Nice Luster
1853 Type 1 Three (3) Cent Silver Choice AU/BU Great Eye Appeal Nice Luster
SKU: 3CS661

This wonderfully original and undipped 1853 Three (3) Cent Silver Variety 1 has great eye appeal with nice luster and nice strike. A great coin for the purist who loves completely unmessed with coins. Grade: Choice AU/BU

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$160.00 $165.00

1871 Three (3) Cent Silver CAC Sticker PCGS MS63 Nice Eye Appeal Nice Strike
1871 Three (3) Cent Silver CAC Sticker PCGS MS63 Nice Eye Appeal Nice Strike
SKU: PSB27314

This original 1871 Three (3) Cent Silver CAC Sticker has nice eye appeal with nice luster and nice strike. Super tough to find in Mint State. Certified: PCGS MS63

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$1,240.00 $1,275.00


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Learn More About U.S. Three-Cent Silver (1851-1873)

 

The U.S. three-cent silver piece, also known as a trime, was minted from 1851 to 1873 in limited quantities. This interesting denomination was likely created in response to the lowering of postage rates from five cents to three cents in 1851. These silver coins were originally produced with 75% silver and 25% copper but their composition was changed in 1854 to include 90% silver in an effort to increase circulation. Three slightly different design types of these coins were produced by the U.S. Mint: Type I (1851-1853), Type II (1854-1858), and Type III (1859-1873). The three-cent silver piece was designed by James Longacre, the U.S. Mint’s chief engraver at the time. The coin was abolished by Congress with the Coinage Act of 1873. 


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