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Pre-Civil War Large Cent and 2-Cent Set

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Overview & Details

Pre-Civil War Large Cent and 2-Cent Set
If these coins could talk, they'd probably tell a story of life in our great nation during its youth. Imagine the Wild West, great expanses of farm land, horses and walking plows. This set represents a slice of history you'll surely want to showcase in your collection.

What You Get

  • Braided Hair large cent (1837-1857)
  • 2-cent coin (1864-1872)
  • Presentation box

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The Key Specs

Coin Grade/Condition: Circulated random dates
Mint Mark: Philadelphia Mint
Packaging: Encapsulated

Braided Hair large cent

Obverse: Lady Liberty with braided hair
Reverse: "One Cent" in a wreath
Diameter: Approx. 28.5mm (1.1")
Weight: Approx. 10.89g (0.38 oz.)
Composition: 100% copper

2-cent coin

Obverse: Shield with In God We Trust banner
Reverse: "2 Cents" inside of a wreath
Diameter: Approx. 23mm (0.9")
Weight: Approx. 6.22g (0.22 oz.)
Composition: Approx 95% copper, 5% tin and zinc

Box

Measurements: Approx. 5-3/4"L x 4-1/2"W x 3/4"H
Country of Origin: China

Features

Braided Hair large cent (1839 through 1857) 
  • Designed following negative public reaction for the Coronet cent design
  • Struck in 100% copper

2-cent coin (1864 through 1872)
  • Produced by the Mint of the United States for circulation from 1864 to 1872 and for collectors in 1873
  • Struck of a copper-nickel alloy, the same diameter as the later Lincoln cent, but somewhat thicker
  • The coin was difficult for the Philadelphia Mint to strike, and Mint officials, as well as the annual Assay Commission, recommended the coin's replacement

Encapsulated 
  • Helps protect each coin's graded condition during storage and display

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Pre-Civil War Large Cent and 2-Cent Set

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  • nice pennies

    For their age they are in good shape still very legible nicely displayed

    lkydvl, MO
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  • Disappointed

    Was looking forward to receiving the coins but when I received and examined them I was totally disappointed. The large cent was in excellent condition but the 2 cent piece was so worn that I couldn't even make out the date. What's the use in buying an old coin if you can't even determine when it was minted. I'm sure some of the coins are in good shape but for me, it wasn't worth it. Sent it back an hour after I got it.

    ynohtna, GA
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