The 1871 two cent coins have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these two cent pieces.
Type: 2 Cent Coin
Face Value: $0.02
Composition: 95% copper, 5% tin and zinc
Total Weight: 6.22 grams
There is no mint mark on this coin. Each coin was minted in Philadelphia.
The 1871 2 cent coin is worth around $40 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $100. In extremely fine condition the value is around $155. In uncirculated condition the price is around $275 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS-63BN can sell for around $325.
The 1871 proof 2 cent coin is worth around $450 in PR-63BN condition.
Good- At least part of the "IN GOD" section of the motto is visible.
Very fine- The word "WE" in the motto is clear but not strong.
Extremely fine- The word "WE" in the motto is bold.
MS 60 uncirculated- There are no signs of wear. The coin has luster, but there may be a few stains, abrasions, or surface marks.
MS-63BN choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent. The color is brown.
PR-63BN proof- This coin has reflective surfaces and only a few blemishes away from the major focal points. There are no major flaws. The color is brown.
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