1859 - 1909 Indian Head Cent Facts

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Copper Nickel, Without Shield (1859)

Designer:

James B. Longacre

Diameter:

19 millimeters

Content:

88% copper 12% nickel

Weight:

4.67 grams

Edge:

Plain
 Indian Head Cent
Indian Head Cents
Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
185936,400,000About 800

Copper Nickel With Shield (1860 - 1864)

Designer:

James B. Longacre

Diameter:

19 millimeters

Content:

88% copper 12% nickel

Weight:

4.67 grams

Edge:

Plain
 Indian Head Cent
Indian Head Cents

Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
186020,566,000About 1,000
186110,100,000About 1,000
186228,075,000About 550
186349,840,000About 460
1864 Copper-Nickel13,740,000About 370

Copper With Shield (1864 - 1909)

Designer:

James B. Longacre

Diameter:

19 millimeters

Content:

95% copper 5% tin / zinc

Weight:

3.11 grams

Edge:

Plain
 Indian Head Cent
Indian Head Cents
Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
186439,233,714About 150
1864 LBelieved to be 5,000,000 out of the total 1864 mintage of 39,233,714About 20
186535,429,286About 500
18669,286,500About 725
18679,821,000About 625
186810,266,500About 600
18696,420,000About 600
18705,275,000About 1,000
18713,929,500About 960
18724,042,000About 950
187311,676,500About 1,100
187414,187,500About 700
187513,528,000About 700
18767,944,000About 1,150
1877852,500About 1,000
18785,797,500About 2,350
187916,228,000About 3,200
188038,961,000About 3,955
188139,208,000About 3,575
188238,578,000About 3,100
188345,591,5006,609
188423,257,8003,942
188511,761,5943,790
188617,650,0004,290
188745,223,5232,960
188837,489,8324,582
188948,866,0253,336
189057,180,1142,740
189147,070,0002,745
189237,647,0872,745
189346,640,0002,195
189416,749,5002,632
189538,341,4742,062
189639,055,4311,862
189750,464,3921,938
189849,281,2841,795
189953,598,0002,031
190066,831,5022,262
190179,609,1581,985
190287,374,7042,018
190385,092,7031,790
190461,326,1981,817
190580,717,0112,152
190696,020,5301,725
1907108,137,1431,475
190832,326,3671,620
1908 S1,115,0000
190914,368,4702,175
1909 S309,0000

Mint Mark Legend

Below the bow of the wreath on the reverse.
Mint MarkMintDate of Operation
NonePhiladelphia1793-present
SSan Francisco, CA1854-1955; 1968-present

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1907 INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS MS 63 RED BROWN. GORGEOUS COIN
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1864 L INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS F DETAILS ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE. NICE KEY DATE
1864 L INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS F DETAILS ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE. NICE KEY DATE
1864 BRONZE INDIAN HEAD CENT ANACS AU 55 DETAILS CORRODED . NICE
1864 BRONZE INDIAN HEAD CENT ANACS AU 55 DETAILS CORRODED . NICE
1908 S 1C NGC VF20 POPULAR KEY DATE INDIAN CENT POPULAR KEY DATE
1908 S 1C NGC VF20   POPULAR KEY DATE   INDIAN CENT   POPULAR KEY DATE
1908 S 1C NGC VG 10 BN POPULAR KEY DATE INDIAN CENT POPULAR KEY DATE
1908 S 1C NGC VG 10 BN   POPULAR KEY DATE   INDIAN CENT   POPULAR KEY DATE
1872 1C PCGS AG 03 BN KEY DATE INDIAN CENT KEY DATE
1872 1C PCGS AG 03 BN   KEY DATE   INDIAN CENT   KEY DATE
1870 1C NGC VF30 BN DATE INDIAN CENT DATE
1870 1C NGC VF30 BN    DATE   INDIAN CENT    DATE
1907 INDIAN CENT PCGS MS67RD
1907 INDIAN CENT PCGS MS67RD
1908 S INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS VF25 2232.25/41750347 EXQUISITE COIN
1908 S INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS VF25 2232.25/41750347 EXQUISITE COIN
1874 INDIAN CENT ANACS AU 50
1874 INDIAN CENT ANACS AU 50
1908 S 1C INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS MS 64 RD UNCIRCULATED FULL RED KEY DATE TOUGH
1908 S 1C INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS MS 64 RD UNCIRCULATED FULL RED KEY DATE TOUGH
1877 1C INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS VF 20 FINE KEY DATE LOOKS BETTER TOUGH G
1877 1C INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS VF 20 FINE KEY DATE LOOKS BETTER   TOUGH G
1859 INDIAN CENT PCGS GENUINE GOOD DETAIL
1859 INDIAN CENT PCGS GENUINE GOOD DETAIL
1859 INDIAN CENT PCGS GENUINE VF DETAILS
1859 INDIAN CENT PCGS GENUINE VF DETAILS
1908 S INDIAN HEAD PENNY CERTIFIED PCGS G 06
1908 S INDIAN HEAD PENNY CERTIFIED PCGS G 06
 

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