1862 Silver Three Cent : 2 Over 1

Type 3 Trime - Two Outlines to Star

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)

Designer - Engraver: James B Longacre
Metal Composition: 90% Silver - 10% Copper

Diameter: 14 mm
Mass / Weight: 0.75 grams

What This Coin Looks Like (Obverse, Reverse, Mint Mark Location, Special Features, etc.):
1862/1 Silver Three Cent Piece Trime - 2 Over 1 Overdate Error
One major variety is the 1862/1 Silver Three Cent Piece Overdate Error. This error features the 1862 date struck over the 1861 date which resulted in part of the "1" being seen under the "2". One way to identify this coin is to notice a "hook" sticking down from the bottom-left side of the "2". Part of the "1" can sometimes be seen higher up within the "2" as well as depicted by the arrows in the example image of the coin above.
Coin Value Chart: Typical Coin Prices, Values and Worth in USD based on Grade/Condition
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About Uncirculated

USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1862 Silver Three Cent Piece (2 Over 1 Variety) is Worth $76 in Average Condition and can be Worth $280 to $409 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) Mint Condition. Click here to Learn How to use Coin Price Charts. Also, click here to Learn About Grading Coins. The Melt Value shown below is how Valuable the Coin's Metal is Worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US Coin.

MELT VALUE: $0.5802

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