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    1872 Two Cent, MS66 Red
    Top-Grade PCGS Registry Coin
    A Major Rarity in This Condition

    1872 2C MS66 Red PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Aside from the 1864 Small Motto, the 1872 two cent piece is the scarcest date in the series. Its mintage of only 65,000 coins -- the lowest of any date -- ensures the rarity of high-end Red survivors. PCGS lists only 22 pieces with full Red luster, and this example is tied with just three others as the finest of those (8/20). This is a Registry coin through and through, the sort of condition rarity that grabs attention at auction. Both sides display rich amber-red luster with golden undertones and sharp devices. There are no distracting carbon spots, and the level of preservation on each side is spectacular for a two cent piece of any date, let alone an 1872. We have only seen two other MS66 Red examples of this issue in recent years, each appearing in our auctions two or three times apiece. This is a fresh example, and it marks an unsurpassable opportunity for the Registry collector. Population: 4 in 66 Red, 0 finer (8/20).(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22NG, PCGS# 3614)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin & zinc


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    September, 2020
    17th Thursday
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