1864 Two Cents : Small Motto

Two Cent Pieces

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: James B Longacre
Metal Composition: 95% Copper - 5% Tin and Zinc

Diameter: 23 mm
Mass / Weight: 6.22 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1864 Small Motto Two Cent Piece
The 1864 Two Cent Piece had two major varieties. The one shown above is the "Small Motto" variety where the motto of the words "IN GOD WE TRUST" contained smaller and shorter letters than the "Large Motto" variety. Below is a comparison example image of the 1864 small motto vs large motto two cent piece:

1864 Small Motto vs Large Motto Two Cent Piece - Difference and Comparison
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
$217$307$383$501$760$971$1,485$1,727$18,746

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1864 Two Cent Piece (Small Motto Variety) is worth $307 in average condition and can be worth $1,485 to $1,727 or more in uncirculated (MS+) mint condition. Proof coins can be worth $18,746 or more. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $0.0421





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