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    Three Cent Nickels (1865-1889)

    The Three Cent Nickel was produced by the U.S. Mint from 1865 to 1889. During the years 1865 to 1873, the mint also produced a three cent silver piece as well. Because the series was only produced by the mint for a 25 year period, several of its editions may be considered rare and collectable….

    Three Cent Silver (1851-1873)

    The 3-Cent Silver piece was produced by the U.S. Mint from 1851 to 1873 in very limited quantities. This coin has an interesting history, and came about due to the lowering of postage rates from five cents to three cents in 1851. The 3-Cent silver piece was initially produced with 75 percent silver and 25 percent…