1889 3 Cent Nickel NGC PF-66

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  • Title: 1889 3 Cent Nickel NGC PF-66
  • Purity: 75% copper, 25% nickel
  • Metal: Copper
  • Weight: 1.94 gm

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Silver Three Cent Pieces were also known as ‘Trimes’ and were minted from 1851 to 1873. They were the smallest United States silver coin.

Non-proof Silver Three Cent Pieces from 1863 to 1872 are rare as nearly the entire production was melted in 1873. 1873 was a scarce proof-only issue and the last year of the Silver Three Cent series with a mintage of just 600 coins.

Product Specifications:

  • Designer: James Barton Longacre
  • Mint: Philadelphia
  • Edge: Plain
  • Diameter: 17.9 mm
  • Weight: 1.9 gm
  • Content: 75% copper, 25% nickel

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