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1864 Two Cent in Copper or Bronze
1864 2C Small Motto Two Cent, Judd-366, Pollock-433, High R.7,
PR66 Red and Brown PCGS. Ex: Eliasberg-Simpson. Similar to the
regular proof Small Motto two Cent piece, but CENTS is widely
curved. Within the motto, WE is die doubled. Struck in copper or
bronze with a plain edge. These 1864 two cent patterns exist with
both Large and Small mottoes, suggesting different striking
periods. Fewer than a half dozen of this type are believed to
exist, according to USPatterns.com. Amber and copper-brown surfaces
display an overlay of light gold, blue, and sea-green patina. A
flashy and predictably sharp Premium Gem with a terrific
Judd-366, Small Motto, PR66 Red and Brown
Ex: John H. Clapp; Clapp Estate (1942); Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr.; Eliasberg Collection, Part I (Bowers and Merena, 5/1996), lot 148.
Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 70536)
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