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.
Lots of mint red with shades of olive-green, ruby, and lime. Just 100 minted.
Considerable flashy mint red.
Lustrous light brown surfaces with a trace of faded red and iridescent steel-blue hues.
CAC. A sharp strike with a vibrant blend of fiery mint red and soft brown.
Well struck with flashy luster that is mostly red.
Vibrant original mint red luster and a very sharp strike. Impressive quality!
Well struck with fiery mint luster that is mostly red blending with soft lavender-brown. Nearly mark-free surfaces and wonderful eye appeal.
CAC. Super quality with vibrant luster off beautiful mint red and soft brown surfaces.The strike is sharp and the surfaces are devoid of marks and spots.
An exquisite palette of soft ruby, lime, and lemon tint glistens on beautifully mirrored surfaces. Fantastic eye-appeal.
CAC. Flashy surfaces with plenty of orange-red mixing with olive-brown that has a turquoise hue. Outstanding for the grade and a coin that looks like it should have received a 'Red and Brown' designation.
CAC. A spectacular example of this scarce first-year proof with amazing iridescent colors of turquoise, lavender, orange, and gold. The strike is razor sharp and the surfaces are devoid of significant marks and spots. The eye appeal is fantastic!
CAC. A bold strike and nearly mark-free with flashy original surfaces that retain considerable mint red.
CAC. Outstanding quality with spectacular visual appeal. This beauty offers a needle-sharp strike and a base of vibrant chocolate brown luster with flashes of magnificent neon blue. An impressive Two Cent piece that must be seen to be fully appreciated!
Very well struck with mint red blending with soft-brown. Highly lustrous with no carbon or significant marks.
Solid detail with beautiful light chocolate brown surfaces.
CAC. Small Motto. Beautiful problem-free light chocolate brown surfaces and nearly XF detail.
CAC. Well struck with pleasing ruby red and lavender-brown surfaces.
A lovely blend of warm tan and mint red enhances sharply struck surfaces.