1864 2C Large Motto Two Cent, Judd-371, Pollock-440, Low R...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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1864 Two Cent in Copper-Nickel
1864 2C Large Motto Two Cent, Judd-371, Pollock-440, Low R.6,
PR66 Cameo PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Regular dies trial issue of the
Large Motto two cent piece. Struck in copper-nickel (rather than
bronze or copper) with a plain edge. Saul Teichman of
USPatterns.com suggests more than a dozen Judd-371 representatives
are known. Smaller quantities exist with Large and Small mottoes in
copper (nearly indistinguishable from regular proofs) and
Large Motto, Judd-371, PR66 Cameo
The surfaces of this 1864 two cent pattern in Premium Gem condition are a light shade of copper-gold. A thick layer of mint frost blankets the raised design elements on each side, which contrast starkly against the glassy fields.
Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 800017)
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
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