3 Cents type 1 - no lines bordering star

Features

Country United States
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1851-1853
Value 3 Cents (0.03 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.750)
Weight 0.80 g
Diameter 14 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 75
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Shield on six sided star

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
(1851-1853)

Engraver: James Barton Longacre

James Barton Longacre was an American portraitist and engraver, and from 1844 until his death the fourth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint.

Reverse

Roman numeral III

Lettering: III

Engraver: James Barton Longacre

James Barton Longacre was an American portraitist and engraver, and from 1844 until his death the fourth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint.

Edge

Smooth

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1851  5,447,400 12.23 21%
1851 O 720,000 3% New Orleans
1852  18,663,500 10.36 21.97 25.29 32.29 49%
1852  1.6% "1" over inverted "2"
1853  11,400,000 16.43 25.26 19.03 48%

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