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 and free of significant marks with strong champagne-white luster.
Golden obverse and a gold and olive-gray reverse.
A solid strike with essentially perfect surfaces and vibrant cream-white luster.
CAC. Rich lustrous silver-gray surfaces with a sharp strike and no significant marks. Outstanding for the grade!
Nice original cream-white luster with just a sprinkle of color and nearly flawless surfaces.
Cleaning - UNC Details.
Well struck with vivid champagne-white luster and a touch of mainly peripheral toning.
Beautiful lustrous original surfaces that are mostly white with a faint champagne hue. The strike is solid, particularly for a Type-2 'Trime' and die clashing is evident on both sides.
Very well struck, particularly for a Type-2. The surfaces show die clashing but are free of any significant marks. They have rich antique-white luster with a lavender hue.
Flashy mostly white surfaces and a strong strike.
Well struck with no significant marks. The center is satiny white and is beautifully framed by russet, gold, and turquoise peripheral toning.
Deeply mirrored fields are mostly white with a thin veil of champagne. While the coin is not a full cameo, the star displays pleasant frost. Popular Civil-War date.
CAC. An incredibly sharp strike with rich frosty luster and splashes of violet-blue and champagne. The reverse is rotated 180 degrees. Great eye appeal.
A beautiful satiny white Premium Gem. Excellent eye appeal.
CAC. Super flashy with highly reflective, deep mirrored fields and frosted design elements. The strike is needle-sharp and a light brush of champagne toning enhances the beauty of this scarce Civil War era 'Trime'!
Beautiful satiny white luster and a razor sharp strike over semi proof-like surfaces. The surfaces are essentially flawless and the eye appeal is superb! Only 12,000 business strikes minted.
CAC. Flashy mirrored surfaces with attractive lavender and gold toning. Just 470 proofs minted.
A scarce Civil War date with just 500 proofs and 8,000 business strikes minted. This is an attractively toned Gem Proof.
Rich multi-color toning highlights mirrored fields and cameo devices. Difficult Civil War date with a mintage of only 500. Desirability is further enhanced by the scarcity of business strikes. No cameo grades finer at NGC.