1850 3C J-125 PR (PCGS# 11536)
The March 2011 Baltimore Auction
Lot Number: 6002
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1850 Pattern Three-Cent Piece. Judd-125, Pollock-147. Rarity-4. Proof-63 (PCGS). The obverse exhibits a liberty cap surrounded by a glory of rays with the date 1850 below. The word LIBERTY is inscribed on the band of the cap. On the reverse, a coiled palm frond encircles a Roman numeral III with the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the border. Struck in silver with a plain edge.<br /> Light-to-moderate toning graces both sides, the colors a blend of pale-silver and warmer sandy-apricot shades. Satiny in sheen, and presenting as quite smooth in outward appearance.