1871 2C Two Cents PCGS MS65RD+ (CAC)
WOW is this a stunning SUPERB GEM! We never ever see them looking like this! We agree it is definitely on the cusp of MS66 RD!
Remarkable surfaces are clean over all. There are some light MINT MADE striations. Amazingly the surfaces are semi-prooflike (no imagination needed0. So the luster is extremely strong. Both sides are a flashy GEM Mint Red-something we rarely see (these typically come dull and crusty)., All of the details are sharply struck. The eye appeal is gorgeous!
PCGS 14, NGC 12, CAC 7. PCGS has graded only 3 in MS65+. We’d challenge this coin vs ANY of them! The last PCGS CAC piece to sell via auction brought $8,400.00 03/2023. The current Collectors Universe value is $10,000.00. This coin is worth EVERY penny of CU!
Looking like this coin does, similar coins are impossible to find. Even higher grades may not look this good! Thinking of starting an MS set? This coin and the 1872 are two of the tougher dates to find!