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1860 3CS MS66+ PCGS #3678

CAC - Essentially superb in every respect. A rich, glowing satin luster radiates all over, accenting orange, gold, green, lilac, and soft silver-pewter surfaces. Sharply struck up from clashed dies, this wonderful coin is very high end and very pleasing. Pedigree Seattle Collection which was assembled by a dedicated collector over the course of the last two decades,

1851-O 3CS MS66 PCGS #3665

CAC Currently the PCGS Pop report shows 8 certified 1851-O in MS66, however this is not truly correct as this example had been submitted 4 times in hope of reaching 67 status….by todays current standards the 67 designation would easily be attainable!

1852 3CS MS66 PCGS #3666

CAC Fluorescent blues, greens, and oranges stand out on the surfaces of this very attractive piece

1853 3CS MS66 PCGS #3667

CAC This is a bright and fully original with an excellent strike. It also appears that this coin was struck with slightly rusted dies as there is a pronounced grainy effect in the fields! Ex Gil Clark Type Collection.

1853 3CS MS66 PCGS #3667

CAC This is a bright and fully original with an excellent strike. It also appears that this coin was struck with slightly rusted dies as there is a pronounced grainy effect in the fields! Ex Gil Clark Type Collection.

1854 3CS MS65 PCGS #3670

CAC First year of the Type Two design and one of the most challenging issues in the series, especially in Gem condition. This piece has a remarkably strong strike for the type (except, of course, on the reverse stars), and the mint luster is full and frosted. Each side has pale ice-blue patina with an irregular overlay of golden/brown patina. A couple of horizontal die cracks are seen on the obverse and there is just the slightest evidence of the clashing in the fileds (normally a very pronounced feature on three cent silver pieces.) Pedigree From the Robert Bowling Collection

1856 3CS MS64 PCGS #3672

CAC An attractive blend of turquoise and rose-gray toning cloaks each side of this thoroughly original gem while boldly detailed over the major devices, noticeable weakness is found about the stars and lettering, a common mala design

1857 3CS MS65 PCGS #3673

CAC OGH

1858 3CS MS66 PCGS #3674

CAC Golden hues on the obverse make this little trime very attractive, a very pq original example!

1861 3CS MS67 PCGS #3679

CAC Lightly Toned with Spectacular splash of color!

1862 3CS MS66 PCGS #3680

CAC Nice yellow-gold surfaces with great eye appeal

1862/1 3CS MS66 PCGS #3681

CAC 1862/1 3CS MS66 PCGS. The underdigit on this piece is a bit fainter than usually seen, most likely because of the vigorous die polishing seen in the fields on each side. Brilliant throughout, the fields shimmer with semi-prooflikeness and there are no reportable abrasions on either side. A terrific type coin with immense eye appeal.

1864 3CS MS66 PCGS #3684

Gold CAC Sharply struck gem of the highest order, somewhat prooflike in appearance, richly toned. Obverse shield is deep iridescent gold, surrounding fields display iridescent violet and sea green. The reverse displays deep iridescent blue at the center that spreads outwards through shades of rose and gold

1865 3CS MS66 PCGS #3685

CAC Rich, golden russet with touches of green and blue! Dazzling Mint Frost!!!

1866 3CS MS67 PCGS #3686

CAC ELIASBERG PEDIGREE - One of the few business strikes produced and much rarer than the proofs of this date. This is simply a gorgeous coin. The fields are brightly lustrous, very interesting and prominent die clashing evident on both sides, One of the finest business strikes known of this rare issue and a superlative example.

1867 3CS MS64 PCGS #3687

Gold CAC Awesome blues and reds stand out on this gorgeous piece! Only 4,000 minted. Pedigree William Wasler Collection

1868 3CS MS64 PCGS #3688

CAC OGH An exceptional piece with fairly even, moderate toning with great luster showing through. Housed in a old PCGS green holder!

1869 3CS MS64 PCGS #3689

CAC Blue and grim rim outlines make this quite an attractive piece

1870 3CS MS65 PCGS #3691

CAC Champagne, rose and blue with very strong luster

1871 3CS MS67 PCGS #3692

A spectacular prooflike Gem example. Sharply struck and vividly toned, especially on the reverse, in electric hues of gold, blue, and pink. A desirable low-mintage issue. A mere 4,360 trimes were minted in 1871, with proofs accounting for 960 pieces. Today, Gem business strikes are much scarcer than proofs and sell for substantially higher premiums in corresponding grades of preservation.

1854 3CS PR62 PCGS #3701

The sale of proof coins to the general public did not begin until 1858. While proof Trimes exist in most years prior to 1858, their mintage was miniscule. Although the proof mintage for 1858 Three Cent Silvers is unknown, it was decidedly very low. Surprisingly, two varieties are known, one with a repunched 5 in the date, and the second with die lines (as minted) above TED in UNITED. This rare and untoned representative is from the second variety. It has a strike that is complete except for the details of a couple of the reverse stars. The mirrored fields lack contrast with the devices, but have good reflectivity. A few hairlines on both sides do not interfere with the appeal of this desirable, rare proof specimen.

1856 3CS PR65 PCGS #3703

Probably the finest 1856 you''ll ever see, this little gem came from an 1856 proof set! Hows that for a pedigree!

1858 3CS PR64 PCGS #3705

Very PQ for the grade, with lovely iridescent toning; features light purple, blue, and sunset colors!

1859 3CS PR64CAM PCGS #83708

Very difficult to locate so choice (the pops are incorrect for this date) Sleek, silvery, and boldly reflective mirrors burst from both sides. All of the details are sharply struck and have thick frost. The eye appeal is pretty and flashy!

1861 3CS PR64 PCGS #3710

Mirror Surfaces

1862 3CS PR65 PCGS #3711

Original toned surfaces...Blue hues...

1863 3CS PR66 PCGS #3712

Reflective fields and frosted motifs show rich gold and violet iridescence, especially so at the rims. Sharp and appealing, a near-pristine gem of a high order. PCGS has not certified a Proof example of the date at a finer grade, making the present specimen even more appealing!

1864 3CS PR65 PCGS #3714

Fantastic Color

1865 3CS PR65CAM PCGS #83715

Striking Cameo

1866 3CS PR66DCAM PCGS #93716

This richly toned, mostly golden-russet example reveals deep reflectivity as the coin turns into the light. Certain angles also allow appreciation of the deeply frosted devices yielding the pronounced cameo effect of often coveted by collectors. Fully struck and free of distracting hairlines!

1867 3CS PR66CAM PCGS #83717

An incredible cameo coin that traces back to the owner of a small coin shop that had stuck it away many decades ago!

1868 3CS PR65CAM PCGS #83718

Mirror Fields

1870 3CS PR65CAM PCGS #83721

A very flashy, glassy mirrored Gem proof, this piece displays deep cobalt-blue toning over most of each side with lighter, occasional accents of golden and rose color. A very impressive proof whose depth of toning does not obscure the underlying brightness of the proof mirrors.

1871 3CS PR66CAM PCGS #83722

This is an absolutely gorgeous Trime with glittering fields and well frosted devices. Bold contrast is evident beneath warm crimson-champagne iridescence. Only 4,360 Three Cent Silvers were produced in 1871, 960 pieces of which were proofs. To date, this is only the second proof 1871 certified as Cameo by PCGS, the other grading only PR64

1872 3CS PR66CAM PCGS #83723

1872 3CS PR66 Cameo PCGS. Using a single set of dies, the Philadelphia Mint delivered 1,000 business strike and 950 proof Three Cent Silvers in 1872. Since representatives of the first group do not turn up with any degree of regularity, extant specimen strikings are prized among date collectors. Whereas some proof 1872 Trimes in today's market are impaired, the present Gem is free of bothersome post-production impairments. Glassy in the fields, both sides are also suitably well frosted over the devices. A few small planchet flaws and strike throughs (both as struck) are noted.