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.
Cleaning - AU Details.
Well struck and lustrous with a lovely light golden-green hue.
CAC. Well struck with essentially flawless surfaces. A bold silver-white patina is accented by very light hues of pinkish-gold. Very attractive!
Lustrous surfaces with attractive toning and just a touch of 'rub'. Very nearly mint state.
Well struck and lustrous with light golden toning over surfaces devoid of abrasions.
This popular first year 3-cent piece had a mintage of 720,000 and is the only date struck at the New Orleans mint. This example has satiny mint luster and a solid strike with nice clean surfaces.
Pristine and well struck with beautiful blast white luster. Super quality!
CAC. A beautiful Gem with rich creamy white luster and an excellent strike. There is the barest touch of toning, mainly at the rim, to attest to the coins originality and the overall eye appeal is superb!
Nice original cream-white luster with just a sprinkle of color and nearly flawless surfaces.
Smoothed - UNC Details.
CAC. A fantastic Silver-Three Cent Piece with intense mint luster that is brilliant with a faint golden-green tint. The strike is sharp and the eye appeal is outstanding.
CAC. Very well struck with lustrous surfaces that display attractive light golden toning with a hint of lime, burnt orange, and turquoise. A challenging date with a mintage of just 139,000.
Well struck with a silver-gray and golden-tan patina.
Well struck and lustrous with pleasing faint champagne toning.