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1865 3CN

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Type Coin
Title 1865 3CN
Date 1865
Grade MS61
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 3731
Denomination 3CN

1865 3CN MS61 NGC. The debut issue in the three cent nickel series is a popular type coin. The nickel three cent was issued alongside the silver variant at the end of the Civil War, when the public was hoarding silver coinage. This Uncirculated survivor is satiny and lightly toned. The central Roman numeral is slightly weak at the middle, but the obverse is sharp. No major abrasions are seen. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15408, realized $204. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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