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
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
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
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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1865 INDIAN CENT 1C FS 303 REPUNCHED DATE RPD. PCGS UNCIRCULATED DETAIL UNC MS
1865 INDIAN CENT 1C FS 303 REPUNCHED DATE RPD. PCGS UNCIRCULATED DETAIL  UNC MS
1907 INDIAN HEAD CENT/PENNY GRADED BY ANACS MS 64 RB
1907 INDIAN HEAD CENT/PENNY GRADED BY ANACS MS 64 RB
1864 "L ON RIBBON" INDIAN CENT 1C PCGS XF DETAILS EF CIVIL WAR PENNY
1864
MS64 RD 1904 INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS GRADED 3032
MS64 RD 1904 INDIAN HEAD CENT   PCGS GRADED  3032
1908 S INDIAN HEAD PENNY CENT 1C NGC GENUINE IMPROPERLY CLEANED VF DETAILS
1908 S INDIAN HEAD PENNY CENT 1C NGC GENUINE IMPROPERLY CLEANED VF DETAILS
1894 1894/94 INDIAN HEAD CENT REPUNCHED DATE ANACS G 6 SNOW 1 FS 301
1894 1894/94 INDIAN HEAD CENT REPUNCHED DATE ANACS G 6 SNOW 1 FS 301
1902 INDIAN HEAD CENT | PCGS MS63BN | COPPER 1 C | BIN RC9996
1902 INDIAN HEAD CENT | PCGS MS63BN | COPPER 1 C | BIN  RC9996
1899 1C MS64BN ANACS | INDIAN HEAD | CENT 1 C | COPPER | BIN SKU.CC
1899 1C MS64BN ANACS | INDIAN HEAD  | CENT 1 C | COPPER | BIN  SKU.CC
1863 1C AU50 ANACS | INDIAN HEAD | CENT 1 C | COPPER | BIN SKU.CC
1863 1C AU50 ANACS | INDIAN HEAD  | CENT 1 C | COPPER | BIN  SKU.CC
1901 1C MS65RD PCGS | INDIAN | CENT 1 C | BIN SKU.CC
1901 1C MS65RD PCGS | INDIAN | CENT 1 C | BIN  SKU.CC
1882 INDIAN CENT | NGC MS65 RB | COPPER 1 C | EAGLE EYE | BIN RC10432
1882 INDIAN CENT | NGC MS65 RB |  COPPER 1 C | EAGLE EYE | BIN  RC10432
1909 S 1C INDIAN XF40BN NGC | INDIAN | CENT 1 C | COPPER | BIN SKU.CC
1909 S 1C INDIAN XF40BN NGC | INDIAN | CENT 1 C | COPPER | BIN  SKU.CC
1870 INDIAN CENT 1C PCGS XF DETAILS EARLY DATE CERTIFIED PENNY
1870 INDIAN CENT 1C   PCGS XF DETAILS    EARLY DATE CERTIFIED PENNY
1862 1C PCGS MS 64 LUSTROUS NEAR GEM COPPER NICKEL INDIAN CENT
1862 1C PCGS MS 64   LUSTROUS NEAR GEM COPPER NICKEL INDIAN CENT
AU50 BROWN 1868 INDIAN HEAD CENT GRADED BY NGC 7352
AU50 BROWN 1868 INDIAN HEAD CENT   GRADED BY NGC  7352
1859 INDIAN CENT PCGS AU53 1C FIRST YEAR TYPE COIN PENNY WREATH BROWN USA SMALL
1859 INDIAN CENT PCGS AU53 1C FIRST YEAR TYPE COIN PENNY WREATH BROWN USA SMALL

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