1868 2C, BN MS65BN

CERTIFICATION#: 12144341
PCGS#: 3597

Owner's Comments

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 possible 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 3,000 R-4.4 5 / 11 TIE 5 / 11 TIE
60 or Better 400 R-6.2 6 / 11 6 / 11
65 or Better 40 R-8.7 8 / 11 8 / 11

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65BN PCGS grade  
1 MS65BN PCGS grade  
1 MS65BN PCGS grade  
1 MS65BN PCGS grade  
1 MS65BN estimated grade