1869 2C, BN VF25BN Certification #83875684, PCGS #3603

Owner's Comments

1,546,500

Expert Comments

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

PCGS #
3603
Designer
James Barton Longacre
Edge
Plain
Diameter
23.00 millimeters
Weight
6.22 grams
Mintage
1546500
Metal
Bronze
Pop Higher
453
Pop Lower
54
Region
The United States of America
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades
65 or Better 2500 R-4.5 3 / 11 TIE 3 / 11 TIE
All Grades 350 R-6.3 5 / 11 5 / 11
60 or Better 20 R-9.1 3 / 11 TIE 3 / 11 TIE
65 or Better 2500
All Grades 350
60 or Better 20
65 or Better R-4.5
All Grades R-6.3
60 or Better R-9.1
65 or Better 3 / 11 TIE
All Grades 5 / 11
60 or Better 3 / 11 TIE
65 or Better 3 / 11 TIE
All Grades 5 / 11
60 or Better 3 / 11 TIE

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65BN PCGS grade
1 MS65BN PCGS grade
1 MS65BN PCGS grade
1 MS65BN estimated grade
5 MS64+BN PCGS grade
#1 MS65BN PCGS grade
#1 MS65BN PCGS grade
#1 MS65BN PCGS grade
#1 MS65BN estimated grade
#5 MS64+BN PCGS grade