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
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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
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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
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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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1864 L ON RIBBON INDIAN HEAD CENT ANACS G6 S1 RPD LIGHT BROWN PATINA
1864 L ON RIBBON INDIAN HEAD CENT ANACS G6  S1 RPD LIGHT BROWN PATINA
1905 INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS MS63RB NICE EYE APPEAL
1905 INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS MS63RB  NICE EYE APPEAL
1907 INDIAN HEAD CENT NGC MS64RB NICE TONE EYE APPEAL
1907 INDIAN HEAD CENT NGC MS64RB  NICE TONE EYE APPEAL
1859 PCGS XF45 INDIAN CENT
1859 PCGS XF45 INDIAN CENT
1908 1C U.S. INDIAN HEAD CENT ICG MS 64 RED & BROWN
1908 1C U.S. INDIAN HEAD CENT   ICG MS 64 RED & BROWN
1893 INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS MS64BN SHARP EAGLE EYE ENDORSED S 14 VARIETY
1893 INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS MS64BN  SHARP EAGLE EYE ENDORSED S 14 VARIETY
1867/67 INDIAN CENT PCGS XF40 S 1 MAJOR VARIETY RE PUNCHED DATE
1867/67 INDIAN CENT PCGS XF40 S 1 MAJOR VARIETY RE PUNCHED DATE
1904 1C PCGS MS63RB
1904 1C PCGS MS63RB
1900 INDIAN CENT PCGS MS67RD SUPERB EYE APPEAL FANTASTIC LUSTER STRONG STRIKE
1900 INDIAN CENT PCGS MS67RD SUPERB EYE APPEAL FANTASTIC LUSTER STRONG STRIKE
1872 1C PCGS VG DETAILS DAMAGE INDIAN CENT KEY DATE
1872 1C PCGS VG DETAILS  DAMAGE    INDIAN CENT   KEY DATE
1865 1C PCGS MS65 RD FANCY 5 CIVIL WAR DATE INDIAN CENT CIVIL WAR DATE
1865 1C PCGS MS65 RD  FANCY 5  CIVIL WAR DATE   INDIAN CENT   CIVIL WAR DATE
1901 1C PCGS MS66 RD GORGEOUS GEM INDIAN CENT GORGEOUS GEM
1901 1C PCGS MS66  RD   GORGEOUS GEM   INDIAN CENT   GORGEOUS GEM
1902 1C PCGS MS67 RD INDIAN CENT GORGEOUS REGISTRY QUALITY
1902 1C PCGS MS67 RD   INDIAN CENT   GORGEOUS REGISTRY QUALITY
1871 1C PCGS MS64 RD EAGLE EYE PHOTO SEAL TOUGH DATE INDIAN CENT
1871 1C PCGS MS64 RD  EAGLE EYE PHOTO SEAL  TOUGH DATE    INDIAN CENT
1891 1C PCGS MS65 RD INDIAN CENT PRETTY ORIGINAL TONING
1891 1C PCGS MS65 RD   INDIAN CENT   PRETTY ORIGINAL TONING
1874 1C PCGS MS65 RD OGH OLD GREEN LABEL HOLDER INDIAN CENT
1874 1C PCGS MS65 RD  OGH    OLD GREEN LABEL HOLDER   INDIAN CENT
 

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