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1853 3-Cent Silver Repunched Date, FS-301

1853 3-Cent Silver Repunched Date, FS-301

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Greysheet Catalog Details (GSID: 374624)

The 1853 3-Cent Silver is part of a series of Three cent silver coins struck from 1851-1853. The specific variety is Repunched Date. Struck in Philadelphia and designated as a Business (MS) strike, this coin is made of 0.75 silver; 0.25 copper from a mintage of 11,400,000 struck.
Only the 1852 has a higher mintage making the 1853 a great type coin. Extremely common through MS65, with MS66 being slightly tougher to find. Only grades of MS67 or better would be considered scarce. The strike for this issue is less than impressive but Mint State examples provide incredible luster.
Obverse: A six-pointed star with a harp in the center is surrounded by UNITED STATES OF AMERICA on the periphery and the date positioned at the bottom. For the type I issues (1851-53) there is no frame line around the star.
Reverse: The roman numeral III is centered in the design ensconced in a large, bejeweled letter C surrounded by 13 stars on the periphery.

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GSID: 374624
Coin Date: 1853
Denomination: 3cS / 3-Cent Silver
Designation: MS
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 11,400,000
Coinage Type: Three cent silver
Coinage Years: 1851-1853
Composition: 0.75 silver; 0.25 copper
Variety: Repunched Date
Variety 2: FS-301
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 14 mm
Fineness: 0.75
Weight: 0.75 gr
Weight: 0.02646 oz
Coin Shape: Round
Designer: James B. Longacre
Obverse Lettering: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1853
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Lettering: III
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
PCGS #: 38578

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