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1851-O 3-Cent Piece: An Obscure Piece of History

The year 1851 was an interesting but troubled time. The price of silver had moved to a point where silver coins of the United States could be sold, and as a result, people had started hoarding silver. That caused a … Continue reading

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1889 Three-Cent piece

There is always something special or maybe even sad about the last coin of a type. In the case of the 1889 copper-nickel three-cent piece it was the last year of three-cent pieces of any type and to that degree … Continue reading

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