1869 2C, RD (Regular Strike)

Series: Shield Two Cents 1864-1872

PCGS MS67RD

PCGS MS67RD

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PCGS MS66+RD

PCGS MS66+RD

PCGS MS66RD

PCGS MS66RD

PCGS #:
3605
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
23.00 millimeters
Weight:
6.22 grams
Mintage:
1,546,500
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
Bronze
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 200 R-7.0 7 / 11 7 / 11
60 or Better 200 R-7.0 7 / 11 7 / 11
65 or Better 100 R-8.0 7 / 11 7 / 11
Survival Estimate
All Grades 200
60 or Better 200
65 or Better 100
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-7.0
60 or Better R-7.0
65 or Better R-8.0
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 7 / 11
60 or Better 7 / 11
65 or Better 7 / 11
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 7 / 11
60 or Better 7 / 11
65 or Better 7 / 11

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67RD PCGS grade
2 MS66+RD PCGS grade
2 MS66+RD PCGS grade
4 MS66RD PCGS grade
4 MS66RD PCGS grade
6 MS65+RD PCGS grade
6 MS65+RD PCGS grade
6 MS65+RD PCGS grade
6 MS65+RD PCGS grade
10 MS65RD PCGS grade
#1 MS67RD PCGS grade
#2 MS66+RD PCGS grade
#2 MS66+RD PCGS grade
#4 MS66RD PCGS grade
#4 MS66RD PCGS grade
#6 MS65+RD PCGS grade
#6 MS65+RD PCGS grade
#6 MS65+RD PCGS grade
#6 MS65+RD PCGS grade
#10 MS65RD PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

The 1869 Two Cent piece is similar in rarity to the 1868 but is worth slightly more because of its lower mintage. This date boasts a minor (but valuable) Doubled Die Obverse variety and a couple of Repunched Date varieties (one of which also features a mis-placed date).

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