1868 2C, RB MS65RB

CERTIFICATION#: 01304790
PCGS#: 3598

Owner's Comments

rich frost, very close to red (OGH)

Expert Comments

Ron Guth: The 1868 Two Cent piece is similar in rarity to the 1867. The only varieties worthy of mention are a misplaced date (with a possibly 6 protruding from the denticles beneath the 6 of the date) and a possible 1868/7 overdate (subject to further confirmation).

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Getting Your Two Cents Worth" by Kevin Flynn
"Two Cent Piece - An 1864 Attribution Guide" by Frank Leone
"Cherrypickers' Guide, Fifth Edition, Volume I" by Bill Fivaz and J.T. Stanton

Diameter: 23.00 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Plain
Mintage: 2,803,750 Weight: 6.22 grams Metal Content: Bronze

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 1,200 R-4.9 8 / 11 TIE 8 / 11 TIE
60 or Better 1,200 R-4.9 8 / 11 TIE 8 / 11 TIE
65 or Better 125 R-7.7 5 / 11 5 / 11

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66RB PCGS grade  
1 MS66RB PCGS grade  
1 MS66RB PCGS grade  
4 MS65RB PCGS grade  
4 MS65RB PCGS grade