The Two Cent Piece was issued from 1864 to 1873 and was the first coin to feature the motto IN GOD WE TRUST.
All coins were made in Philadelphia with the final year, 1873, being a scarce proof-only issue. The Two Cent Piece was designed by James Longacre and is one of the shortest lived issues of U.S. coinage.
CAC. Well struck and very attractive with lots of soft red luster.
Well struck with glossy chestnut brown surfaces. The dies are rotated about 20 degrees.
CAC. Large Motto. Beautiful fiery red blends with glossy brown. The strike is strong and the surfaces are nearly flawless.
Small Motto. Problem-free with pleasing medium brown surfaces.
Well struck with nice lustrous surfaces that are mostly mint red.
CAC. Sharply struck with lustrous olive-brown surfaces that show a trace of subdued golden-red.
Solid detail with pleasing light brown surfaces.
Small Motto. Problem-free with nice detail.
CAC. Small Motto. Beautiful problem-free light chocolate brown surfaces and nearly XF detail.
CAC. Well struck with beautiful surfaces that are nearly flawless. The color is a pleasing medium brown with a faded red tint.
CAC. Well struck with nearly flawless glossy brown surfaces.
CAC. A sharp strike with vibrant red and brown luster.
Blazing luster that's nearly full red. The strike is sharp and the surfaces are beautiful with no spotting or significant marks.