1855 THREE CENTS - SILVER
PCGS Nos: 3671, 3702
Circulation strikes: 139,000
Proofs: estimated 40
Silver - 75%
Copper - 25%
grains (±.8 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) just right of the opening of the C on the reverse.
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-65's.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-66's.
NGC Proof-66. Ex- Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7,
2000, Lot 5981, plated, sold for $13,512.50
NGC Proof-66. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M.
LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1354 Not Sold From David
Akers' sale of the John Jay Pittman Collection, October 1997, Lot 405.
Formerly from B. Max Mehl's sale of the Will W. Neil Collection, June
1947, Lot 1772; John Jay Pittman purchased the present specimen from the
Neil Collection fro $78.50
NGC Proof-65. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The
Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 376,
illustrated, sold for $9,315.00
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin