2 dollars gold 1870 - Newfoundland coins price guide and values - Coins and Canada

2 dollars 1870 Newfoundland

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2 dollars 1870 - Newfoundland
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Like all other British North American colonies, Newfoundland adopted, in the mid-19th century, a decimal currency consisting of dollars-cents-mils. However, in introducing the new currency in 1865, Newfoundland, unlike other colonies, chose to include a gold coin among the denominations it was issuing... Read more »

2 dollars 1870 Newfoundland prices and values

The value of a Newfoundland coin depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more. The melt and minimum value of a 2 dollars 1870 is $247.86.

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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1870 - Obverse # 1 ---$429$551$784$1,030
1870 - Obverse # 2 ---$453$600$784$1,050
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1870 - Obverse # 1 $3,280$5,500$8,600----
1870 - Obverse # 2 $2,940$4,410$11,100----
Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1870 - Obverse # 1 --$29,400$49,000$98,000--
1870 - Obverse # 2 -------

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Mintage

  • 2 dollars 1870 - Obverse # 1 : 10,000
  • 2 dollars 1870 - Obverse # 2 : n/a

Specifications - 2 dollars 1870 - Obverse # 1

  • Alloy: 91.7% gold and 8.3% copper
  • Weight: 3.33 grams
  • Diameter : 17.98 mm
  • Engraver: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Designer: Leonard C. Wyon
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Die axis: ↑↓

The values on this page are in Canadian dollars (CAD).

Last update : Friday, July 24, 2020

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