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3 cents

Type 1 - no outlines in star

US coin 3 cents 1851
silver 0.750
14 mm.
0.8 g.
Edge: Plain
1851, 1852, 1853
Roman numeral in designed C, within circle of stars / III C
shield within star, no outlines in star / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1851
KM#75
Coin value in F condition - $100-150

 

Type 2 - three outlines in star

US coin 3 cents 1854
silver 0.750
14 mm.
0.9 g.
Edge: Plain
1854, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858
Roman numeral in designed C, within circle of stars / III C
shield within star, three outlines in star / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1854
KM#80
Coin value in F condition - $100-150

 

Type 3 - two outlines in star

US coin 3 cents 1862
silver 0.750
14 mm.
0.9 g.
Edge: Plain
1859, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873
Roman numeral in designed C, within circle of stars / III C
shield within star, two outlines in star obverse / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1862
KM#88
Coin value in F condition - $100-150

 

 

Nickel 3 cents

US coin 3 cents 1868
copper-nickel
17.9 mm.
1.94 g.
Edge: Plain
1865, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889
Roman numeral value within wreath / III
Coronet head left / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1868
KM#95
Coin value in F condition - $15-20

 

 

Two cents

Small motto

US coin 2 cents 1864
copper-tin-zinc
23 mm.
6.22 g.
Edge: Plain
1864
value within wreath / 2 CENTS / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
shield in front of crossed arrows, banner above / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1864
KM#94
Coin value in F condition - $300-350

 

Large motto

US coin 2 cents 1864
copper-tin-zinc
23 mm.
6.22 g.
Edge: Plain
1864, 1865, 1966, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872,1873
value within wreath / 2 CENTS / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
shield in front of crossed arrows, banner above / IN GOD WE TRUST / 1864
KM#94
Coin value in F condition - $30-50