Check out these Three Cent silvers for sale that were originally issued from 1851 to 1872, and as a proof coin in 1873. The three cent silver was designed by US Mint Chief Engraver James B. Longacre. A three-cent nickel was struck starting in 1865, and the three-cent silver saw small mintages for its final decade making those coins rare and valuable. It was finally abolished by Congress with the Coinage Act of 1873. The three cent silver contains 90% silver and 10% copper giving it good value. Browse through the best deals on three cent silvers for sale below and add some to your collection.