Coin Specifications

Category: Three Cent Silvers (1851-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 600
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 0.7500g
ASW: 0.0217oz
Melt Value: $0.37 (10/17/2017)
Diameter: 14mm
Edge: Plain
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1868 3CS PF obverse 1868 3CS PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Proofs are fairly rare, but not so much as earlier dates before 1866. These coins were quite well made and will usually display full strikes, as on the piece illustrated.

Numerals 18-8 are very slightly repunched on most pieces, but this is of no great interest.

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Last Updated: 6/29/2015

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1868 3CS PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - 300 340 460 525 635 950 1300 1750 2750 8750 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 725 1100 1475 2150 3700 14950 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 261
Low Grade: 58
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
10/5/1994 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions 1994 October Long Beach Bullet Sale #125, 125/Lot# 107 $1,045.00
1/28/1998 NGC PF 65   Teletrade Auction 1019, 1019/Lot# 1154 $1,134.00
5/5/2004 PCGS PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2004 May (CSNS) Signature Sale #346, 346/Lot# 5941 $1,207.50
1/16/2006 NGC PF 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction #70, 75/Lot# 328 $1,495.00
1/31/2010 NGC PF 62   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 896 $604.00
2/22/2013 NGC PF 67   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 1216 $4,288.75
3/30/2014 PCGS PF 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 164855 $1,433.30
8/11/2015 NGC PF 67   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 186 $3,525.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1868 3CS PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6426656887137397667938208498749481146124213901749207224173021507659901849133514
65067369672274877580283085789910141178129115101857218726183706538110157234990
0000008028308578991014117812911510185721872618370653811015700
0000008118398669231080121013411629196423022820439156851432400
1868 3CS PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base70172775277980683586389392393010071214131514701842217825363161528367132120238377
71073576178881684487390392595610761248136715941954229727443868576011543269270
0000008739039259561076124813671594195422972744386857601154300
0000008839139289811145128114181718206624172953457662361637200
1868 3CS PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6006226446676927177437707968208911081117313151658196923022885487655631691130678
607629652675700726752779804844954111212201429176220802496354951059346215000
00000075277980484495411121220142917622080249635495105934600
0000007617878128671018114212681544186521912691421253341312800
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Grade: PF 65 CA
Points: 2417
Owner: docdave1
 
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