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    1863 Washington Two Cent Pattern in Copper
    Judd-305, PR64 Red and Brown

    1863 2C Two Cents, Judd-305, Pollock-370, R.4, PR64 Red and Brown NGC. On the obverse a bust of George Washington faces right, flanked by two stars, the legend GOD AND OUR COUNTRY above, and the date below. The reverse has the denomination 2 CENTS that is sharply curved in a wreath with the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around. Struck in copper with a plain edge. Thin and thick planchets variants are known; this appears to be an example struck on a thick planchet. Significant bright orange-red color is present over each side with an occasional dab of blue.
    From The Collection of William Rau.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29EK, PCGS# 70460)


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