Click to enlargeBR - J312A/P377

The Byron Reed example of the 1863 shield obverse design with motto 'God Our Trust' combined with the reverse with 2 Cents curved struck in pure copper.

Examples exist in the following combinations:

Bronze & Copper J312 & J312A/P377 on multiple weight planchets ranging from 76 grains all the way to 101 grains.

Copper-nickel J313/P378 with about a dozen known.

Aluminum J314/P379 which may be unique and is in the collection of J.E. Drew.

Photo from the Byron Reed Collection; owned by the City of Omaha, Nebraska; on loan to The Durham Museum.