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.
CAC. Outstanding for the grade with a very sharp strike and nice reflective proof surfaces. Just 500 minted.
Well struck with brilliant nickel-white surfaces. Only 3 coins grade finer at NGC.
CAC. Sharply struck with rich satiny luster and no significant marks.
CAC. Beautiful satiny surfaces that are untoned, brilliant, and nearly flawless. The strike is strong with the only weakness being on the left digit of the Roman Numeral III. Outstanding for the grade and well deserving of CAC approval!
Brilliant nickel-white surfaces and a sharp strike. A very scarce coin at this grade level with only 3 coins graded numerically finer at NGC.
CAC. Blast nickel-white luster and lightly frosted.
Nearly mark-free and well struck with nice creamy nickel-white surfaces.
CAC. Sharply struck with vibrant luster over nearly pristine nickel-gray surfaces.
Open 3. Satiny luster over fully brilliant surfaces that are nearly mark-free.
Open 3. Sharply struck and mark-free with satiny nickel-white luster.
Closed 3. Bright lustrous surfaces with strong cameo contrast. All known proofs are the 'Closed 3' variety.
Frosty nickel-white surfaces and a sharp strike.