The 62Cu nucleus has one proton and five neutrons outside the closed shells of Z, N = 28. The reported experimental value of the magnetic moment of the nucleus in the 1+ ground state is in fair agreement with theoretical predictions based on the Hamada — Johnston interaction potential, with which a very strong configuration mixing was obtained1). Similarly, for the 2+ ground state of 60Cu the agreement between the experimental and predicted values of the magnetic moment is quite satisfactory. As the low — lying first excited 2+ state of 62Cu has the same spin and parity as the ground state of 60Cu, it is interesting to measure its magnetic moment. The performed experiment includes directional correlation measurements on the (596-42) keV γ — γ cascade observed in the decay of 62Zn.