About 1873 Cl. 3 RB 2-Cent Pieces (Proof)
The Closed 3 Variety from 1873 displays serifs on the 3 that are so close, it can be confused with an 8. This variety is slightly more common than its Open 3 counterpart. Both varieties come from a combined mintage of 300 coins. Scarce in all grades with great rarity when found in full red gem. Any cameo surfaces are considered extremely rare.
|Denom:||2c / Two cents|
|Coinage Type:||Two cent piece|
|Composition:||0.95 copper; 0.05 tin & zinc|
|Variety 2:||Closed 3|
|Designer:||James B. Longacre|
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