Denomination Metal Weight (grams) Diameter (mm) Designer
2 Cents 1864-1873 Bronze 6.2200 23 James B. Longacre

1864  1865  1866  1867  1868  1869  1870  1871 1872

 

 

Useful Books when looking for more information on 2 Cent coins are

The Authoritative Reference on Two Cent Coins 

Flying Eagle, Indian Cent, Two Cent, Three Cent Doubled Dies

Getting Your Two Cents Worth

Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins

Longacre's Two Cent Piece Die Varieties & Errors

Julian, R.W., “All About the Two Cents,” The Numismatist, vol 122 no. 12, December 2009.

Kliman, Mryon M., The Two Cent Piece and Varieties, South Laguna: Myron Kliman, 1977; and New York: Sanford Durst, 1983.

LaMarre, Tom, “Old Denomination Treasures,” Coins Magazine, 7/1998

Fivaz, Bill, and J.T. Stanton, Cherrypickers’ Guide, Fifth Edition, Volume I, Whitman Publishing,

Yeoman, R.S. and Kenneth Bressett, A Guide Book of United States Coins, Atlanta: Whitman  Publishing, annual since 1946.

Yeoman, R.S. and Kenneth Bressett, Jeff Garrett, and Q. David Bowers, A Guide Book of United States Coins-Professional Edition, Atlanta: Whitman Publishing, 2009.

 

If you have questions on 2 Cent coins or any other coins for that matter I would recommend this forum

Coin Community Forums | Quality friendly numismatic chat with collectors like yourself.

 

Year Denomination Mint Comments Picture (Click to Super size)
         
1869 2 Cents Mintage 1,546,500 Philadelphia Houston Coin Show 28NOV08 CatAEO 1869ObvAEO.JPG (218652 bytes)1869RevAEO.JPG (224821 bytes)
1869 2 Cents Mintage 1,546,500 Philadelphia   IMG_0891.JPG (560340 bytes)IMG_0892.JPG (549091 bytes)
1870 2 Cents

Mintage 861,250

Philadelphia   1870OBV.JPG (126047 bytes)1870REV.JPG (127027 bytes)
1870 2 Cents

Mintage 861,250

Philadelphia Teletrade May 2008 CatAFC DSC06159.JPG (187699 bytes)DSC06160.JPG (170221 bytes)
1871 2 Cents

Mintage 721,250

Philadelphia   1871OBV.JPG (142299 bytes)1871REV.JPG (132133 bytes)
1871 2 Cents

Mintage 721,250

Philadelphia   DSC02973.JPG (141189 bytes)DSC02974.JPG (129871 bytes)
1871 2 Cents

Mintage 721,250

Philadelphia Bought At the the College Station Coin Show July 08 (AT) Cleaned and pitted but the best that was available DSC04321.JPG (191100 bytes)DSC04322.JPG (179201 bytes)
1872 2 Cents

Mintage 65,000

Philadelphia   DSC09164.JPG (467076 bytes)DSC09165.JPG (468592 bytes)
         

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