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.
Very lustrous surfaces exhibit interesting die clashing and a strong strike.
Sharply struck with very flashy mirrored surfaces that are enhanced by iridescent champagne and ice-blue hues. A low mintage proof with just 725 minted.
This second year Three Cent-Nickel saw a proof mintage of just 725 compared to the dates in the 1880's which had mintages of 2,000 to 6,000 pieces! This is one of the finest survivors with super flashy surfaces and heavy frost on the design. The strike is needle-sharp and there are no significant marks.
Well struck with brilliant nickel-white surfaces. Only 3 coins grade finer at NGC.
Creamy lustrous surfaces and a sharp strike.
CAC. A nice problem-free Gem brilliant proof. Just 600 minted which is the second lowest proof mintage in the series.
CAC. Outstanding quality with bright, highly reflective mirrored fields and nicely frosted design features. Just 600 minted.
CAC. Attractive nickel-white surfaces that exhibit strong luster, a spot-free look, and a sharp strike.
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!
CAC. Satiny surfaces and a solid strike with no significant marks. 862,000 minted and a very tough date in high grade. NGC has graded just 4 coins numerically finer.
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 and lightly frosted.
Super intense blast white luster with nearly pristine surfaces.
Nearly mark-free and well struck with nice creamy nickel-white surfaces.
CAC. Beautiful nearly pristine surfaces exhibit a faint gold tint and a super strike. Quite scarce at this grade level. Only 1 coin has graded finer at PCGS.
CAC. Open 3. Satiny surfaces with rich mint luster and no significant marks.
Frosty nickel-white surfaces and a sharp strike.
An attractive Gem Proof from a mintage of just 700 coins.
CAC. Booming brilliance with heavy frost on the design features creating a stunning 'cameo'!