1864 TWO CENTS
Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 19,847,500
Proofs: estimated 100+
Designer: James
Barton Longacre
Diameter: ±23
millimeters
Metal content:
Copper  95%
Other  5%
Weight: ±96
grains (±6.2
grams)
Edge: Plain
Mintmark: None (all
dates in the Two Cents series were struck at Philadelphia, PA)

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Galleries
Varieties:
Large Motto  Common
Small Motto  Scarce
Notes:
The finest "Large
Motto" Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS66BN.
The finest "Large Motto" RedBrown examples graded by PCGS are
10 MS66RB's.
The finest "Large Motto" Red example graded by PCGS is a single
MS67RD.
The finest Proof "Large Motto" Brown examples graded by PCGS are
3 PR66BN's.
The finest Proof "Large Motto" RedBrown examples graded by PCGS
are 4 PR66RB's.
The finest Proof "Large Motto" Red examples graded by PCGS are 3
PR66RD's.
The finest Proof Cameo
"Large Motto" example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA66.
The finest Uncirculated
Brown "Small Motto" examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS65BN's.
The finest Uncirculated
RedBrown "Small Motto" examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS66RB's.
The finest Uncirculated Red
"Small Motto" examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS66RD's.
The finest Proof "Small Motto" Brown example graded by PCGS is a
single PR65BN.
The finest Proof
"Small Motto" RedBrown example graded by PCGS is a single
PR65RB.
The finest Proof
"Small Motto" Red example graded by PCGS is a single PR66RD.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo
example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC65.
Significant examples:
See the individual varieties
listed below
Recent appearances:
See the individual varieties
listed below
Sources and/or recommended
reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July
2003" by
The
Professional Coin Grading Service
