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. Rich olive-brown surfaces with a trace of faded red. The strike is sharp and there are no significant marks.
CAC. Large Motto. A well struck Gem with flashy surfaces that display considerable mint red.
CAC. Nice lustrous surfaces with remnants of mint red.
Well struck with glossy brown surfaces that have a light reddish hue.
Large Motto. Flashy lustrous surfaces with considerable mint red.
CAC. Beautiful silky lavender-brown luster with a trace of red. The strike is solid and the surfaces are nearly pristine.
Small Motto. Problem-free with pleasing medium brown surfaces.
Well struck with nice lustrous surfaces that are mostly mint red.
CAC. Extremely well struck with velvety brown luster that shows just a tiny trace of red. The surfaces are nearly pristine with no carbon or significant marks. Super quality!
Small Motto. Problem-free with nice detail.
CAC. Small Motto. Beautiful problem-free light chocolate brown surfaces and nearly XF detail.
CAC. A pleasing blend of faded red and light brown.
CAC. Well struck with beautiful surfaces that are nearly flawless. The color is a pleasing medium brown with a faded red tint.