3 Cents type 2 - two lines bordering star

Features

Country United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1854-1858
Value 3 Cents (0.03 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 0.75 g
Diameter 14 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 4727
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References KM# 80
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
(1854 - 1858)

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

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 VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1854  671 000 22%
1855  139 000 7%
1856  1 458 000 31%
1857  1 042 000 23%
1858  1 603 700 52.72 43%
1858  300 1.6% Proof

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