Get a collection of short-lived 2¢ pieces that's nearly complete. This set includes one coin from each of the first eight years of the series, 1864-1871. Introduced in 1864, these bronze 2¢ pieces were the first U.S. coins to bear the motto in god we trust. They helped make change during a severe wartime coin shortage and circulated as Generals Grant and Lee traded victories and Sherman marched to the sea. You'll receive 1864 Large Motto and 1865 issues struck during the Civil War, plus two-cent pieces of 1866-1871 when production declined. Mintages of the 1870 and 1871 issues are especially low, with less than 862,000 coins struck during each of those years.
The 8 consecutive 2¢ pieces of 1864-1871 in this collection are offered in affordable Good condition with most of the motto and major design details present. Plus, you'll SAVE off the single prices for these obsolete favorites. Supplies are limited – don't delay!
- Year: Mixed Years
- Mint: Philadelphia
- Product Type: Sets