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    Red Cameo PR66 1864 Large Motto Two Cent

    1864 2C Large Motto PR66 Red Cameo PCGS Secure. CAC. Tradition holds that just 100 of the 1864 Large Motto two cents were struck in proof, and while the actual number is likely double that figure or slightly more, the date remains highly elusive, particularly so well-preserved as the coin offered here. The surfaces are gleaming copper-orange and peach with only a couple of small spots. The strike is excellent, and while there is little frost on the devices, there is considerable contrast with the fields nonetheless. A remarkable example for the proof type collector or the numismatist pursuing this short proof series. Population: 2 in 66 Red Cameo, 0 finer (6/10).
    From The Bob Simpson Collection.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 274T, PCGS# 83623)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin & zinc


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