1868 2c Ms Shield Two Cent Coin

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1868-P Shield Two Cent Coin Value

The 1868-P shield two cent coin value ranges from $1 to $100,000 depending on the quality of the coin and its mint strike type.

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What is a 1868-P Shield Two Cent Coin?

The 1868-P Shield Two Cent Coin is a coin that was manufactured at the Philadelphia mint. It has a legal tender value of $0.02. This was produced as a "Mint Strike" coin which usually means it was produced for use as a monetary vessel. With a relatively low mintage of 2,803,750, this coin is considered to be collectible and is sought after by many collectors, but does not usually attract serious investors. This coin does not contain any notable amounts of precious metals.

1868-P 2c Shield Two Cent Coin (Obverse)

1868-P 2c Shield Two Cent Coin (Reverse)

Coin Specifications

Year 1868
Mint Philadelphia
Mintage 2,803,750
Diameter 23 millimeters
Production Mint Strike
Material Bronze
Weight 6.2200 grams / 0.2000 ounces
Precious Metal
Metal Content 0.0000 grams / 0.0000 ounces
Metal Value $0.00  (as of 2020-12-22, 12:12 PM)
Obverse Designer James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer James B. Longacre
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