Indian Head Cents were made from 1859 to 1909 with all coins minted in Philadelphia until the final two years when coins were also made in San Francisco.
James Longacre designed the Indian Head Cent which is actually a representation of Liberty wearing an Indian headdress. Indian Head Cents are one of the most popular of all U.S. coins!
A pleasing example of this first year Indian Head Cent. Well struck and lustrous.
Silky smooth surfaces with spot-free copper-nickel tan luster. Outstanding for the grade.
CAC. Well struck and lustrous with an attractive light copper-nickel color.
A well struck example of this first year Indian Head Cent with nice even copper-nickel tan surfaces.
Well struck with rich copper-nickel luster.
Well struck with flashy copper-nickel red mint luster. Outstanding for the grade with super eye appeal.
Super bold strike with every detail precisely executed. The surfaces are nearly mark-free and offer rich copper-nickel red luster.
CAC. Full radiant mint luster with no spotting or significant abrasions. The strike is very bold and the overall eye appeal is outstanding.
CAC. A gorgeous copper-nickel cent with a sharp strike and blazing original mint luster. The surfaces are nearly pristine and the eye appeal is exceptional.
Amazingly fresh, blazing mint luster dances on this popular Civil War era cent. The strike is razor sharp and the pristine surfaces show virtually no abrasions. Truly a premium quality Gem that will enhance the very finest of Indian Head Cent collections!
Beautiful blazing tan, copper-nickel luster and a needle-sharp strike. Just 550 minted.