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1875-S Twenty Cent Piece - Upgrade Available!

1875-S Twenty Cent Piece - Upgrade Available!
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  • Good To Very Good Condition an Choose To Upgrade - Popular Type Coin - Odd Denomination!

    Minted for only four years, the Twenty Cent Piece is prized by collectors, but was a major failure as a circulating coin. The twenty cent denomination was intended to increase U.S. silver exports and to trade on par with the silver Franc. The twenty cent's size and design was very close to the already circulating Seated Quarter and when released in 1875 caused immediate confusion, not unlike when the Susan B. Anthony Dollar was released 100 plus years later. Just a year later, in 1876, production of circulating Twenty Cent Pieces ended. Though the coins were a failure with the public, this odd denomination was popular with collectors of the day. The U.S. Mint struck a few hundred proof examples in 1877 and 1878 to satisfy the collectors who were not ready to see the coin go!

    The Twenty Cent Piece series also gave us one of the great U.S. Coin rarities. Though 10,000 1876-CC's were struck, less that 20 are known to exist today and have reached prices near $500,000.

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    • Author: Charles Bunten
      beautiful condition
    • Author: David Rider
      Great coin..hard to find at my local shops.
    • Author: Eddie Rivera
      Nice rare coin! Please restock in higher conditions.
    • Author: Michael Phillips
      Just received my 3 Twenty cent pieces and I am very satisfied with the overall condition. Couldn't find this coin at our local coin shops...Love the history of this coin and I will definitely purchase more...
    • Author: Steve Atterton
      Guys, if you don't have some of these you are way behind (that's just my personal opinion anyway). I got the one with a CC mint mark in one of the auctions. I guess I was going to say it was my favorite coin of all, but I would be lying if I said that. The auctions they have, if you have never been involved with them, you are missing a deal! If you are out for deals, I got a 50.00 dollar gold certificate that is also one of my baby's. I just know one or more of my kid's will have a good time auctioning or keeping what I have accumulated in gold and silver over these years when I pass. It has become a great collection if i must say so myself. I couldn't of had all I have if not for m.p. thank you m.p. for the sales and discount's and all you do offer and now free shipping just how can you go wrong? you can't they have some auction's just for internet user's which i love because you pretty well know if you woin and item or not but when some of them they have is a live show also and you can't bid no more i think is a little unfair but thios last auction was one as i discribed and i think i had about 16 items i thought i may of won but ended up just winning i think 12 of them and was pleased but a couple of the item's i really wished i would of gotten because they would of helped my collection tremendously but that is the way the cookie crumble's i guess but it does get very irritating to think you won something and then get the invoice and those items you thought you won are not on it.
    • Author: Lawrence LeBlond
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