1865 Shield Two Cent Value

1865 shield two cent value
1865 Shield Two Cent MS (Mint State)
1865 Shield Two Cent Value Fancy 5
1865 Fancy 5 Shield Two Cent

1865 Shield Two Cent Value Facts:

1865 Shield 2 Cent is worth around $10 to $20 in G4 (Good) grade and can be worth at much as $175 in MS63 (Mint State). The value will can increase if the coin is certified and graded by a reputable grading service. The value will be lower if the coin is damaged or cleaned in any way.

There’s two types of 5’s for this date but one isn’t more valuable than the other. See image above, the “Fancy” 5 has a curl on the top serif.

You will see that most Shield Two Cents for sell online will have some type of issue they will be either cleaned, scratched, pitted or corroded. You will need to closely examine the images to see the differences in color and “texture”, of a coin’s surface, among the different problems listed above.

1865 Shield Two Cent value is also determined using three distinct grade conditions: RD (Red), RB (Red/Brown) and BN (Brown). Red condition grades are rare and are the most valuable while brown is the most common.

One of the most valuable 1865 Shield Two Cent was graded MS67 RD by PCGS and sold for $20,125.

Two Cent Shield Nickel Value By Date:

Designer: James Barton Longacre
Diameter: 23 millimeters
Metal content: Copper – 95% Other – 5%
Weight: 96 grains (6.2 grams) 
Edge: Plain
Mint mark: None (all Two Cents were struck at the Philadelphia Mint)
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