United States of America Two Cents

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Date:1866

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United States of America copper, tin and zinc two cents, 1866

Diameter 22.5mm

The obverse features the denomination within a wreath of wheat. The inscription reads 'UNITED STATES OF AMERICA'. The reverse features a striped shield with olive branches descending at either side and two arrows crossed behind. A banner above reads 'IN GOD WE TRUST' and the date is below.

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Donor ref:LEAMG : M4272.1994.365 (66/17349)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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