Coin Specifications

Category: Shield Two Cents (1864-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Catalog: KM-94
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 6.22 Grams
Diameter: 23mm
Edge: Plain
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1864 SMALL MOTTO 2C PF obverse 1864 SMALL MOTTO 2C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Small Motto proof is a great American rarity, with perhaps a dozen or so known. It may be surmised that these were never distributed to collector through normal channels, as the design was almost immediately revised to the Large Motto variety.

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1864 SMALL MOTTO 2C PF Brown
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1864 SMALL MOTTO 2C PF Red Brown
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 8
Low Grade: 64
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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8/8/2007 NGC PF 64   Red Heritage Auctions 2007 Milwaukee, WI (ANA) Signature Coin Auction #444, 444/Lot# 1584 $48,875.00
10/17/2012 PCGS   Brown Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 3030 $29,900.00
1/8/2014 NGC PF 64   Red Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1201/Lot# 5152 $58,750.00
6/23/2014 PCGS PF 66   Red Heritage Auctions 2014 June 23 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection of US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1213/Lot# 30105 $105,750.00
1/7/2015 PCGS PF 66   Red Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1216/Lot# 4026 $94,000.00
4/22/2015 PCGS PF 65   Brown Heritage Auctions 2015 April 22 - 26 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(4), 1219/Lot# 4938 $35,250.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1864 SMALL MOTTO 2C PF Brown
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1864 SMALL MOTTO 2C PF Red Brown
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1864 SMALL MOTTO 2C PF Red
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1864 SMALL MOTTO 2C PF Red Brown, Cameo
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1864 SMALL MOTTO 2C PF Red, Cameo
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