1871 2c Ms Shield Two Cent Coin

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1871-P Shield Two Cent Coin Value

The 1871-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 1871-P Shield Two Cent Coin?

The 1871-P Shield Two Cent Coin is a coin that was minted 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 intended for use in daily transactions. Considered to be a rare coin, having a low mintage of 721,250. Although it may not be a low enough mintage to attract serious investors. This coin does not contain any notable amounts of precious metals.

Coin Specifications

Year 1871
Mint Philadelphia
Mintage 721,250
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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