About 1862 3-Cent Silver (Proof)
With a mintage of 550 coins, the 1862 Proof Three Cent Silver is a much better date for its type. It is more common up through PR63 but gains some scarcity in PR64 through PR66. PR67 is considered very rare as there is a notable price jump. Cameo pieces are far more difficult to locate in all grades. Look for attractive toners as this series has many.
|Denom:||3cS / Three Cent Silver|
|Coinage Type:||Three-Cent Silver, Type 3|
|Composition:||0.9 silver; 0.1 copper|
|Designer:||James B. Longacre|
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