1870 2C, BN AU55BN Certification #37883723, PCGS #3606

Owner's Comments

Toner!

Expert Comments

Ron Guth

Demand for the Two Cent piece appears to have dropped in 1870, as this is the first year that the mintage dropped below 1 million coins. In terms of rarity and quality, the 1870 Two Cent piece compares favorably with the 1869.

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 #
3606
Designer
James Barton Longacre
Edge
Plain
Diameter
23.00 millimeters
Weight
6.22 grams
Mintage
861250
Metal
Bronze
Pop Higher
172
Pop Lower
228
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 3000 R-4.4 5 / 11 TIE 5 / 11 TIE
All Grades 500 R-6.0 7 / 11 TIE 7 / 11 TIE
60 or Better 25 R-9.0 5 / 11 TIE 5 / 11 TIE
65 or Better 3000
All Grades 500
60 or Better 25
65 or Better R-4.4
All Grades R-6.0
60 or Better R-9.0
65 or Better 5 / 11 TIE
All Grades 7 / 11 TIE
60 or Better 5 / 11 TIE
65 or Better 5 / 11 TIE
All Grades 7 / 11 TIE
60 or Better 5 / 11 TIE

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65BN estimated grade
1 MS65BN estimated grade
1 MS65BN PCGS grade
4 MS64BN PCGS grade
4 MS64BN PCGS grade
#1 MS65BN estimated grade
#1 MS65BN estimated grade
#1 MS65BN PCGS grade
#4 MS64BN PCGS grade
#4 MS64BN PCGS grade