1865 2C Two Cent, Judd-409A, Pollock-479, High R.7, MS66+ ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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1865 Two Cent in Nickel
1865 2C Two Cent, Judd-409A, Pollock-479, High R.7, MS66+
PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The design is from the regular-issue two
cent dies with a Fancy 5 in the date. Struck in nickel with a plain
edge. A variety of 1865 two cent patterns were struck in copper,
copper-nickel, and nickel. It was previously believed that silver
examples also existed, but these are now thought to be
silver-plated copper pieces. Fewer than a dozen Judd-409A
representatives are reported to exist. This high-end Premium Gem is
smooth and strongly struck with vibrant frosty mint luster and a
hint of golden color. Laminations appear at the central reverse, as
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29HV, PCGS# 60589)
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