About 1864 Large Motto BN 2-Cent Pieces
This year the Mint struck the Two Cent coins with a Small Motto which was later changed to the Large Motto. The Large Motto of In God We Trust ended up being the permanent choice of design for the remainder of the time this denomination was produced. The Large Motto is considered the type coin for the date. Scarce only as a high grade gem. The color designations show a very gradual increase in value and rarity.
|Denom:||2c / Two cents|
|Coinage Type:||Two cent piece|
|Composition:||0.95 copper; 0.05 tin & zinc|
|Variety 2:||Large Motto|
|Designer:||James B. Longacre|
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