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    1870 Two Cent, MS65 Red
    One Example Graded Higher

    1870 2C MS65 Red PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The 1870 two cent had a substantial mintage of 861,250 coins, although production continued to decrease year after year as it had since the denomination's first year of issue in 1864. Gem Red representatives remain major rarities. Copper-orange surfaces radiate soft mint luster with areas of slightly deep golden-brown color. The shield and olive leaves are nearly fully struck. Population: 18 in 65 Red, 1 finer (4/20).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 5NAR, PCGS# 3608)

    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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    January
    15th Friday
    Auction Dates
    February
    3rd-8th Wednesday-Monday
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    79 Days
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