Coin Specifications

Category: Three Cent Nickels (1865-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 700
Catalog: KM-95
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 1.94 grams
Diameter: 17.9mm
Edge: James B. Longacre
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1874 3CN PF obverse 1874 3CN PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

In addition to the 700 pieces sold as part of the silver proof sets, it's likely that an equal number were sold separately within the minor proof sets. Examples are fairly plentiful, and even gems have survived in collectable numbers.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/18/2013

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1874 3CN PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 186 198 240 282 355 450 720 1110 5360 - - -
$ - - - - 208 220 260 310 390 500 790 1220 5800 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 331
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/21/2005 NGC PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2005 September Long Beach Signature Auction #384, 384/Lot# 1394 $1,121.25
8/6/2007 NGC PF 65   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday Sale - Internet Auction # 165, 170/Lot# 245 $977.50
12/24/2007 PCGS PF 65   Cameo Teletrade Auction 2467, 2467/Lot# 1211 $1,064.00
2/14/2008 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2008 February Long Beach, CA Signature Coin Auction #460, 460/Lot# 3324 $1,035.00
9/4/2011 PCGS PF 65   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 814 $575.00
5/30/2012 PCGS PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1171/Lot# 7686 $690.00
7/27/2013 NGC PF 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 30205 $504.08
1/12/2014 PCGS PF 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/12/2014, 180/Lot# 163458 $370.26


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1874 3CN PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base678912316321227231134837539241843751563172589113631769244541141259022780
7410013617923228532335738040042446355366278010481498199430016939159860
0000003233573804004244635536627801048149819943001693900
0000003353663864094304895926938351205163322193557976400
1874 3CN PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base102135183234301384431479515537570593690835949115217192197298749031554928079
113151200256328399447491522548577625738873101613411878246036258451197250
00000044749152254857762573887310161341187824603625845100
000000463503529559585657786911108415302037272342641200000
1874 3CN PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base17122328536345656563169574177281584497111561303155822592843379155281941534952
188243311394492587652710751786824886103212051388179124533159437010157245940
00000065271075178682488610321205138817912453315943701015700
00000067372576180083492810941254147320252648347549491478600
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Grade: PF 66 CAMEO
Points: 2197
Owner: Fred Rush
 
Grade: PF 66
Points: 1769
Owner: ronjuan18
 
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