1851 3cs Ms Silver Three Cent Coin

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1851-P Silver Three Cent Coin Value

The 1851-P silver three cent coin value ranges from $1 to $100,000 depending on the quality of the coin and its mint strike type.

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What is a 1851-P Silver Three Cent Coin?

The 1851-P Silver Three Cent Coin is a silver coin that was produced at the Philadelphia mint. It has a legal tender value of $0.03. This was produced as a "Mint Strike" coin which usually means it was intended for circulation. A very large number of these coins were minted (5,447,400 to be exact), making this a less-collectible item. This coin was minted in the first year of its series, and is a more popular coin to collectors for that reason, but not necessarily to investors. This coin contains a relatively small amount of silver at 0.60023 grams (0.02 oz. Adjusted Silver Weight).

Coin Specifications

Year 1851
Mint Philadelphia
Mintage 5,447,400
Diameter 14 millimeters
Production Mint Strike
Material Silver
Weight 0.8000 grams / 0.0257 ounces
Precious Metal Silver
Metal Content 0.6002 grams / 0.0193 ounces
Metal Value $0.49  (as of 2020-12-22, 12:12 PM)
Obverse Designer James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer James B. Longacre
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