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Type Coin Collecting

Coins on these pages are listed by type with links to auction pages. the other type pages are:
Half Cents (with an introduction to type collecting)
Cents (Large cents and small cents -- please do not call thempennies!)
two cent pieces,three cent pieces,and nickels
half dimes and dimes
twenty cent pieces and quarters
half dollars

Type Coin Collecting: Two cents,three cents, five cents

This is page two of type coins: two cents, three cents, and five cents,whcihis quite an assortment that includes denominations that did not last long. The two cent piece was a single desing that ran only ten years. Most fo the coins on this page are relatively easy to acquire.

Type coin price guide

I have used the following symbols:

$ under $10 in good

$$ under $50

$$$ under $250

$$$$ under 1000

$$$$$ over 1000

Two cent (1864 to 1873) $$

Three cent (silver) variety one (1851 to 1853)$$

Three cent (silver) variety two (1854 to 1858)$$

Three cent (silver) variety three (1859 to 1873)$$

three cent (nickel)$$

Nickel: shield

Nickel: Liberty head -- no cents (1883)

Nickel: Liberty head

Nickel: Buffalo vairety I raised ground

Nickel: Buffalo variety II

Nickel: Jefferson

Half dime: flowing hair (1794-1795)

Half dime: draped bust (1796 to 1797)

Half dime: Draped Bust Heraldic Eagle (1800 to 1805) Half Dime: Capped bust (1829 to 1837) Half dime: Liberty Seated (1837 to 1873)

variety 1 no stars on obverse (1837 to 1838)

variety 2 stars on obverse (1837 to 1853 and 1856 to 1859)

variety 3 arrows at date(1853 to 1855)

variety 4 United States of America on Obverse (1860 to 1873)

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