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.
Sharply struck with rich satiny luster and a beautiful even reddish-brown color. Outstanding quality and devoid of marks and spots.
Sharply struck and lustrous with chocolate brown surfaces that have an iridescent blue-green hue and just a trace of faded mint red.
Well struck with glossy brown surfaces that retain a touch of faded orange-red. Very nearly mint state.
Beautiful original bright copper-red surfaces and a sharp strike.
A beautiful proof with deep mirrored fields and dazzling copper-red luster. Housed in an old green label holder and devoid of significant marks and spots. Super eye appeal!
CAC. Very well struck with deeply mirrored fields and beautiful gold, red, and bronze hued surfaces. Super quality with none grading finer at PCGS or NGC.
Doubled Die Obverse.
Doubled Die Obverse. VF Detail - Environmental Damage.
Amazing quality with essentially perfect surfaces. The obverse is predominately iridescent lavender and copper-red with a steel-blue crown at the top. The reverse is a blend or blue-green and faded red. The eye appeal is outstanding.
Well struck and attractive with seldom-seen mint red surfaces.
CAC. Spot-free and very flashy with blazing red luster and highly reflective surfaces.
CAC. Beautiful golden-red surfaces exhibit a subtle rose-green patina and a virtually pristine look. A super strike and fantastic eye appeal! Only two 'red' pieces have graded finer at PCGS.