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Old 07-20-2017, 03:14 PM
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Default Need Your Two Cents on this 2-cent piece

I found this in the yard of a family member two years ago. His property has had a home on it for well over 150 years. I really never did much to it. Still has some dirt embedded on it since I'm afraid to clean it. Is this coin worth getting graded? What would be your best guess to its value?
I have found 2 other 2-cent pieces but one had a hole drilled through the center of it and the other was no where as nice as this beauty.
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Old 07-20-2017, 05:14 PM
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I found this in the yard of a family member two years ago. His property has had a home on it for well over 150 years. I really never did much to it. Still has some dirt embedded on it since I'm afraid to clean it. Is this coin worth getting graded? What would be your best guess to its value?
I have found 2 other 2-cent pieces but one had a hole drilled through the center of it and the other was no where as nice as this beauty.
Thanks for looking !
IMO not worth the money to get graded.
While very nice it is not a desired date or type, even in the lower uncirculated condition it would not come close to $100...and this one isn't that good.
Plus, it has that dreaded "Environmental Damage".
In EF grade maybe about $50 if that, shipping and grading costs would eat that up if you sent it in to a professional grading service.

Just take it to a good coin dealer, get his opinion, buy a nice holder and enjoy it as is.

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Old 07-20-2017, 11:49 PM
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I Agree with DIGGER....The key to all 2 cent pieces is the word WE on the reverse...This one is exceptional in that the WE is still readable...usually its worn off....At best I agree with DIGGER..$50.00 Tops
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Old 07-21-2017, 11:50 PM
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Nice condition for a dug Two Cent Piece but not worth spending any money to get it graded.

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Old 07-22-2017, 12:41 AM
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Nice coin but I agree, nice holder and show it off but don't waste your money on grading!!!

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Old 12-03-2017, 06:20 PM
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Default Its value is around 15-30 dollars

I have found a 2 cent piece in a relative's yard two! Mine is an 1865, and it is in the same condition. Since I am a coin collector. Judging from the photos, it is probably f+ (meaning a little better than fine)

In my opinion, it is almost never worth the money to get a coin graded. Companies like PCGS, and NGC also say if a coin is real, or counterfeit, but it is almost pointless to grade a find because who buries fake coins? Grading companies also usually over-grade coins.
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