Three-Cent Piece

Three-Cent Piece

A coin minted in the United States between 1851 and 1873 worth 3% of one dollar.
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Stretching from the late 18th century to the early 21st, this volume covers half cents, large cents, flying eagle cents, Indian head cents, Lincoln cents, two-cent pieces, silver and nickel three-cent pieces, shield nickels, liberty head nickels, buffalo nickels, and Jefferson nickels.
The sixth updated edition of Cherrypickers' Guide represents a vastly expanded, updated 25th-anniversary volume of a classic coin collector's reference, and shows how to locate and value half, large and small cents, two- and three-cent pieces, and nickels.
The following year, Pollock engineered passage of a law authorizing the use of the phrase on three-cent pieces.