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    1864 Small Motto Two Cent in Aluminum
    Unique Judd-369, PR62
    Ex: Parmelee-Brenner-Brand

    1864 2C Small Motto Two Cent, Judd-369, Pollock-435, Unique, PR62 PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Similar to the proof Small Motto Two Cent Piece, but CENTS is widely curved. Within the motto, WE is die doubled. Struck in aluminum with a plain edge. This pattern is believed to be unique and is identified by the area of as-made planchet damage at 7:30 on the obverse rim and the corresponding area on the reverse. Strongly struck with bright, brilliant surfaces that maintain a trace of contrast.
    Ex: Lorin G. Parmelee (New York Coin & Stamp Co., 6/1890), lot 150; exhibited by Judson Brenner at the 1914 ANS Exhibition; Virgil Brand; G.E.N.A. Sale (Pine Tree, 9/1974), lot 1260; Herbert D. Spencer Collection (Bowers and Merena, 6/1996), lot 1188.
    Collecting Patterns – A Brief History and Commentary

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 60539)


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    November, 2020
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