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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1903 INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS MS 64 RB
1908 S PCGS VF20 1C INDIAN HEAD
1908 S PCGS VF20 1C INDIAN HEAD
1892 ANACS MS 63 RB 1C INDIAN HEAD
1892 ANACS MS 63 RB 1C INDIAN HEAD
1870 PCGS VG10 1C INDIAN HEAD PENNY
1870 PCGS VG10 1C INDIAN HEAD  PENNY
1863 INDIAN HEAD CENT ANACS AU 53 DETAILS CLEANED
1863 INDIAN HEAD CENT ANACS AU 53 DETAILS CLEANED
1904 INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS MS64 RD: SHARP STRIKE & NICE RED SURFACES
1904 INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS MS64 RD: SHARP STRIKE & NICE RED SURFACES
1908 INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS CERTIFIED MS 64 BROWN
1908 INDIAN HEAD CENT   PCGS CERTIFIED MS 64 BROWN
1900 INDIAN HEAD CENT MS 64 PCGS RED/BROWN SKU188792
1900 INDIAN HEAD CENT MS 64 PCGS  RED/BROWN    SKU188792
1908 INDIAN HEAD CENT PCGS CERTIFIED MS 63 RED BROWN
1908 INDIAN HEAD CENT   PCGS CERTIFIED MS 63 RED BROWN
1862 INDIAN HEAD CENT 1C NGC MS64 COPPER PENNY SUPER NICE EXAMPLE
1862 INDIAN HEAD CENT 1C NGC MS64 COPPER PENNY SUPER NICE EXAMPLE
1871 INDIAN CENT 1C PCGS UNCIRCULATED DETAILS EARLY UNC MS BU PENNY
1871 INDIAN CENT 1C   PCGS UNCIRCULATED DETAILS    EARLY UNC MS BU PENNY
1872 INDIAN CENT 1C NGC XF DETAILS DATE CERTIFIED PENNY LOOKS AU
1872 INDIAN CENT 1C   NGC XF DETAILS    DATE CERTIFIED PENNY   LOOKS AU
1864 COPPER NICKEL INDIAN HEAD CENT ANACS MS62 EARLY UNC NICE
1864 COPPER NICKEL INDIAN HEAD CENT ANACS MS62  EARLY UNC  NICE
 

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