1870 2c Ms Shield Two Cent Coin

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1870-P Shield Two Cent Coin Value

The 1870-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 1870-P Shield Two Cent Coin?

The 1870-P Shield Two Cent Coin is a coin that was produced at the Philadelphia mint. It has a legal tender value of $0.02. This was manufactured as a "Mint Strike" coin which usually means it was intended for use in daily transactions. Considered to be a rare coin, having a low mintage of 861,250. Although it may not be a low enough mintage to attract serious investors. This coin does not contain any notable amounts of precious metals.

1870-P 2c Shield Two Cent Coin (Obverse)

1870-P 2c Shield Two Cent Coin (Reverse)

Coin Specifications

Year 1870
Mint Philadelphia
Mintage 861,250
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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