1871 Two Cent Piece-Civil War Era Copper
1871 Two Cent Piece-Civil War Era Copper

1871 Two Cent Piece-Civil War Era Copper

Regular price $45.00

These incredible civil war era coins were minted from 1864-1872 and designed by engraver James B. Longacre. Composition of these very unique coins is 95% Copper and 5% Iron and Zinc. 

The 1871 Two Cent Piece had a mintage of 721,250 examples. Many of those were lost or melted over the years.