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.
Well struck with nearly flawless surfaces and flashy brilliant mint luster.
Thick satiny luster over nearly mark-free surfaces. Very well struck.
A high quality example of this scarce proof which saw a mintage of just 500. This example is nearly flawless with ultra deep mirrored fields which contrast beautifully with heavily frosted design features.
Satiny brilliant luster and a sharp strike.
CAC. A very sharply struck Gem with satiny luster and no significant marks.
Well struck and nearly mark-free with flashy crisp white luster.
CAC. Flashy deep mirrored fields and a needle-sharp strike. The design features are heavily frosted and help give this Gem outstanding eye appeal. Only 725 struck.
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.
Rich creamy luster over a strong strike and nice clean surfaces.
CAC. Well struck with vibrant white luster and nearly mark-free surfaces. The only 65+ graded at PCGS.
Extremely well struck with rich frosty mint luster and beautiful clean surfaces. Tied for the finest graded at PCGS.
CAC. Blast white with super deep mirrored fields and heavily frosted design elements. Nearly flawless and a coin that looks like it should have received a 'Cameo' designation!
CAC. Blazing white and a great strike with very deep mirrored fields and heavy frost on the design.
A solid strike and virtually mark-free with creamy mint luster.
A needle-sharp strike with flashy brilliant mint luster and no significant marks. 3 have graded 66+ at PCGS with just a single coin grading numerically finer.
A blast white proof with dramatic contrast between the deep mirrored fields and the heavily frosted design. Super quality with just 2 grading numerically finer at PCGS.
CAC. A needle-sharp strike with deep mirrored brilliant fields that contrast beautifully with the white frosted design features.
Blast white and a needle-sharp strike with beautiful cameo contrast. Just 600 minted.
CAC. Incredibly rich brilliant mint luster and a sharp strike. The surfaces are nearly pristine with no noteworthy marks. Tied for the finest graded at PCGS.
CAC. Nice satiny mint luster and a sharp strike with nearly flawless surfaces.