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    1868 Two Cent Piece, MS66 Red
    Tied for Finest at PCGS

    1868 2C MS66 Red PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The 1868 two cent piece is plentiful in Mint State, although most such coins lack full original Red color. PCGS has seen several dozen full Red coins, mainly in MS63 and MS64. In MS66, this piece is tied with just six others as the finest at PCGS (4/20). Luster is vibrant with shades of peach-gold, copper-red, and brick-orange. No carbon spotting distracts from the sharp strike and eye appeal. An incredible two cent piece, and an essential part of any high-ranking Registry Set. Population: 7 in 66 Red, 0 finer (4/20).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22NC, PCGS# 3599)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin & zinc

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

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