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    Proof-Only 1873 Open 3 Two Cent, PR66 Brown

    1873 2C Open 3 PR66 Brown NGC. CAC. The proof-only 1873 two cent piece comes in two varieties, the Close 3 and Open 3. The Open 3 is scarcer, and has a mintage of just 500 pieces. Both sides are bathed in rich intermingled shades of sea-green, honey-gold, and orange-red. The surfaces exhibit appealing luster. Minor incompleteness of strike is noticed, including at WE. Census: 6 in 66 Brown, 0 finer (3/13).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 2754, PCGS# 3654)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin & zinc


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