CAC This proof only 1886 3 cent piece is a near-perfect example of the date. The most obvious feature of this coin is its beautiful and exceptionally thick luster giving this coin a superb cartwheel effect. Coming from a small mintage of just 4290 pieces; this coin does not contain any obvious defects or imperfections making this coin a simply beautiful coin to look at. There are 47 in this grade at CAC; but most are in the 67 grade; not the plus grade; of which PCGS has only graded 11 of. With only a single coin finer at CAC; this coin would make a great addition to any advanced collection of 3 cent nickels or just as a typical example of this interesting denomination.