1836 2C J-54, BN PR (PCGS# 11198)

2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction #1151

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    6564
  • Grade:
    PR65
  • Price:
    $8,338.00
Lot Description
1836 P2C Two Cents, Judd-54, Pollock-57, Low R.6, PR65 Brown PCGS. CAC. The obverse features a small eagle on a cloud, reminiscent of the Draped Bust silver dollar reverse design. The reverse has TWO CENTS in the center surrounded by a laurel wreath. Struck in copper with a plain edge. The dies have medal turn, and a lengthy crack passes through the eagle's right (facing) wing. These were most likely restruck in the late 1850s (or even later) from the heavily cracked obverse. Blue-tinged olive-gold surfaces offer great luster, and the surfaces are well-preserved.
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