Goldberg Coins and Collectibles



Sale 23

Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction


U.S. Coins - Three Cents - Silver
 
 
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Lot 1474
1851-O Silver Three Cents. PCGS graded MS-60 PQ. Nice strike for the only "O" mint three-cent piece. Lovely blue and gold toning adds to its appeal. In an old green holder (PCGS # 3665) .
Estimated Value $225 - 275.
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$391
Lot 1475
1851-O Silver Three Cents. PCGS graded AU-58 PQ. A trifle softly struck, as are most examples of this only New Orleans minted denomination, with no signs of actual wear. Nice and frosty and lightly toned, thus our mantle of Premium Quality . A very scarce date and underrated in high grade. In a 1st generation holder.
Estimated Value $200 - 220.
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$414
Lot 1476
1852 Silver Three Cents. NGC graded MS-64. Well struck and frosty with pleasing natural mottled russet toning. In an older holder.
Estimated Value $225 - 250.
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$863
Lot 1477
1852 Silver Three Cents. NGC graded MS-64. A nice frosty mint specimen. In an older holder.
Estimated Value $225 - 250.
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$437
Lot 1478
  1852, 1853, 1860 (2pcs) and 1861 Silver Three Cents. Each EF-45. Inspection prior to bidding is recommended. Lot of 5 coins.
Estimated Value $190 - 210.
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$368
Lot 1479
1859 Silver Three Cents. PCGS graded Proof 62. Uniform midnight iridescent toning on both sides. Only 800 proofs minted. In an old green holder (PCGS # 3708) .
Estimated Value $250 - 300.
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$403
Lot 1480
1860 Silver Three Cents. ANACS graded Proof 61. Light handling marks on both sides are well concealed by the mottled multi-color toning (PCGS # 3709) .
Estimated Value $150 - 170.
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$345
Lot 1481
1861 Silver Three Cents. MS-65. Well struck with blue and gold toning. Accompanied by an NGC MS-65 tag.
Estimated Value $800 - 850.
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Lot 1482
1862 Silver Three Cents. PCGS graded MS-65 PQ. A frosty gem and boldly struck. The surfaces show no marks or scuffs (PCGS # 3680) .
Estimated Value $600 - 700.
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$920
Lot 1483
1862 Silver Three Cents. PCGS graded MS-64. Well struck, frosty and lightly toned. In an old green holder (PCGS # 3680) .
Estimated Value $275 - 300.
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$437
Lot 1484
1862 Silver Three Cents. PCGS graded AU-58. Lovely antique blue toning on both sides (PCGS # 3680) .
Estimated Value $100 - 120.
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$115
Lot 1485
1862 Silver Three Cents. 2 over 1. PCGS graded MS-63. Well struck and shimmering with frosty mint luster. In an old green holder (PCGS # 3681) .
Estimated Value $250 - 300.
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$426
Lot 1486
1865 Silver Three Cents. PCGS graded MS-61 PQ. Boldly struck with some clash marks as made. The surfaces shimmer with proof-like luster, all lightly toned. In an old green holder (PCGS # 3685) .
Estimated Value $450 - 500.
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$713
Lot 1487
  1867 Silver Three Cents. Proof 63. A choice proof example with nice cameo contrast and delicately toned. A total of 625 proofs were struck for this low mintage date.
Estimated Value $300 - 325.
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$437
Lot 1488
1868 Silver Three Cents. PCGS graded Proof 63 PQ. This little jewel is a Premium Quality example with a vivid spectrum of colors. The obverse favors turquoise while the reverse exhibits gold, rose and electric blue. Only 600 proofs were made. In a 1st generation PCGS holder.
Estimated Value $350 - 400.
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$1,208
Lot 1489
1870 Silver Three Cents. PCGS graded Proof 63. Lovely rainbow toning on the obverse (PCGS # 3721) .
Estimated Value $300 - 350.
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$920
Lot 1490
1870 Silver Three Cents. PCGS graded Proof 63. A shimmering proof specimen with delicate golden toning hugging the borders. A total of 1000 proofs made. In a 1st generation PCGS holder.
Estimated Value $300 - 350.
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$489
Lot 1491
1871 Silver Three Cents. PCGS graded Proof 65. A wonderful gem example exhibiting rich midnight blue iridescent toning on both sides. A total of 960 proofs were made. In an old green holder (PCGS # 3722) .
Estimated Value $850 - 950.
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$1,150
Lot 1492
1872 Silver Three Cents. NGC graded Proof 66 Ultra Cameo. A Gem, white example with intense cameo contrast on either side (even the legends have cameo frosting). Phenomenal condition and eye appeal. NGC has graded only 2 examples at this grade level and none finer!
Estimated Value $3,500 - 4,500.
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$5,175
Lot 1493
1873 Silver Three Cents. NGC graded Proof 64 PQ. A splendid example that definitely is of gem quality, thus our Premium Quality designation. The strike is full and the mirror surfaces exhibit excellent contrast. The toning is quite lovely, particularly the reverse which exhibits lilac surrounded by electric blue. Popular key-date as only 600 coins struck for the entire year.
Estimated Value $800 - 900.
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$1,840
Lot 1494
1873 Silver Three Cents. PCGS graded Proof 63 PQ. A choice proof example with natural mottled pastel toning on both sides. Only 600 coins struck for this popular proof-only year. In an old green holder (PCGS # 3724) .
Estimated Value $700 - 800.
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$920






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