U.S. Coin Values: 3-Cent Silver (Proof).
About 1859-1873 (Ty.3) 3cS
The Type 3 Proof Three Cent Silver was produced in order to have coinage between 1C and 5C, making it easier to exchange foreign coins (legal tender at the time) into U.S. currency. This final type lasted from 1859 through 1873 and includes some of the great varieties and toned type coins across the entire series.
|Denomination:||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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