Average Unc (9: 3,3,3) The mint state format example in a MS-graded holder. The Snow-3 is identified by a repunched date and no centering do on the reverse. These are the coins originally struck in late 1856 as a simulated regular press run. They were subsequently distributed to Congress to pass the Mint Act of 1857. This make this die pair very desirable to collectors as the Proof versions were mostly struck at a later time in a greater quantity for sale to collectors. The MS format PCGS holder (#2013) is a very important consideration as it has been difficult to get PCGS to identify any 1856 as Mint State. The coin is attractive and well struck with a few marks that are appropriate for the grade.