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!
CAC. Well struck and lustrous with an attractive light copper-nickel color.
CAC. Full radiant mint luster with no spotting or significant abrasions. The strike is very bold and the overall eye appeal is outstanding.
Flashy brilliant copper-nickel luster and very deep mirrored fields. A pleasing example of this scarce early proof.
Well struck with gorgeous mark-free surfaces. Beautiful fresh blazing luster gives this fantastic Premium Gem superb eye appeal.
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!
CAC approved. Flashy mint luster with light iridescence and a sharp strike.
CAC. Well struck with very flashy copper-nickel mint luster.
CAC. Great color and beautiful surfaces on this fabulous copper-nickel cent. Only 2 coins graded higher at PCGS at 66+.
CAC. Very well struck with antique orange-red and brown surfaces. The reverse is rotated about 75 degrees.
CAC. A beautiful coin with outstanding smooth surfaces and a great strike. The reverse is mostly red while the obverse is a pleasing blend of mint red and glossy brown.
A very pleasing coin with highly reflective proof surfaces that are mint red with a subtle wood grain effect. Most of the proofs for 1864 were minted early in the year when copper-nickel cents were in production. Only 150 bronze coins are estimated to have been produced!
Blazing luster with semi proof-like surfaces. A few tiny spots keep this beauty out of a 65 or even a 66 holder!
CAC approved. Well struck with rich, original blazing luster. Very nice!
CAC stickered. Blazing luster and a great strike. A whisker away from a 65 grade and twice the price!
The '64-L is one of the most popular rarities in the Indian Head Cent collection. This example struck with a healthy dose of mint red blending with mostly brown surfaces. The luster is crisp and the eye appeal is exceptional.
CAC. A pleasing blend of orange-red and light brown with no significant marks.
Light brown and faded red surfaces with a sharp strike and very few marks. The MS-63 grade seems too conservative on this very attractive early 'Indian'!
A needle-sharp strike with nicely mirrored surfaces and reddish-gold color. 625 proofs minted and very few have survived with this nice of color.
CAC approved. Considerable flashy mint red and an excellent strike on this lovely, near-Gem better date cent.
Well detailed with vibrant luster and rarely-seen original red surfaces. Very attractive.
CAC. 1867/67. A well detailed and very clear example of this obvious date doubling.
CAC. 1867/67. A great variety with an obvious doubled date. This example has essentially full detail with nice glossy brown surfaces. A coin with claims to a higher grade!
Shimmering mint luster with mint red remaining in the protected areas.
Sharp detail with glossy brown surfaces.
Well struck and lustrous. Much nicer than the typical MS-62 RB!
CAC approved. Glossy iridescent brown with traces of mint red. Very nice for the grade.
CAC. Sharply struck with satiny smooth brown surfaces that show just a trace of red. Only a single 'Brown' coin has graded higher at PCGS.
CAC. Nearly full red with vibrant luster and excellent eye appeal.
CAC. Extremely well struck with glossy mint luster over soft brown surfaces that retain just a trace of red. A super high quality coin with a lot of character. This is the only MS-66BN graded at PCGS with none higher!
Cameo. Beautiful apricot-red surfaces with frosted devices. The strike is razor sharp and the proof fields are super deep.
Beautiful iridescent brick-red with a touch of gold frost on the devices. 9 coins have graded Proof-65RD with 2 grading higher.
CAC. Very well struck with all 4 diamonds and the tips of the headdress feathers showing crisp detail. The surfaces are an attractive glossy chestnut brown with traces of mint red in the protected areas on both sides. This is an outstanding example of this semi-key date.
CAC. A beautiful Gem example of this better date with quite a bit of mint red although PCGS designates it as Brown. The strike is very sharp and the surfaces are pristine.
Well detailed and problem-free.
An outstanding Gem with deep mirrors, a great strike, and very clean surfaces. Premium quality for the grade!
Solid detail for the grade with nice clean surfaces.
Extremely well struck with beautiful 'woodgrain' red and brown surfaces which exhibit no significant marks. A seldom-seen Gem example of this scarce date.
CAC approved. Nice reflective surfaces and a needle-sharp strike with beautiful mint red luster. With no significant abrasions this lovely early proof 'Indian' seems very conservatively graded!
Nice detail and pleasing medium brown surfaces on this semi-key date Indian Head Cent.
Strong detail with pleasing medium brown surfaces.
Open 3. Flashy luster with traces of red and a solid strike.
Double LIBERTY. AU details, cleaned. A very scarce and desirable error with a doubled LIBERTY that is even more obvious than the 1955 doubled die! This example was cleaned in the past but has toned back to an attractive orange-red and has exceptionally strong detail.
CAC. Open 3. Very well struck with lustrous chocolate brown surfaces and minimal marks.
CAC. Closed 3. Very attractive with lustrous surfaces that are mostly red.
Open 3. Lovely subdued brick-red with lustrous surfaces and a great strike.
Well struck with iridescent red, brown, and gold luster.
CAC. Well struck with a touch of red blending with attractive light brown luster.
Rich woodgrain, mint red luster and a solid strike. The surfaces are very pleasing with no significant marks. 33 have graded 65RD with just 6 higher at PCGS.
CAC approved. Shimmering mint luster on beautiful surfaces that display lots of original mint red.
CAC stickered. Beautiful virtually flawless mirror surfaces with flashy reddish-bronze color. Only 3 graded higher at NGC and none higher at PCGS.
CAC. Well struck with beautiful, smooth, lustrous red and brown surfaces.
Very pleasing and problem-free. A gem for the grade.
A pleasing and well detailed example of this key date.
Well-worn but the date and major design elements show.
A pleasing example of this scarce date.
CAC. Above average strike with excellent definition in the headdress feathers and the wreath. The surfaces are exceptional with evenly balanced red and brown vibrant luster. An excellent example of this 'key' date which is more often seen in proof than in mint state.
CAC. Well detailed and problem-free with light chocolate brown surfaces. The 'key' date in this popular series.
CAC. A pleasing medium brown example of this 'key' date.
CAC. Soft satin surfaces with orange-red and light brown luster.
CAC. A stunning proof with intense luster showing shades of iridescent red, rose, and lavender. Fantastic eye appeal.
A gorgeous coin with flashy iridescent olive-green and red surfaces, a great strike, and no significant marks.
Beautiful golden-red luster gives this near-Gem proof superior eye appeal.
Super clean, lustrous surfaces and a great strike.
CAC. Nearly mark-free and well struck with pleasing shimmering red-brown luster.
Well struck with shimmering mint luster and a touch of red blending with chocolate brown.
Nearly full red and very flashy with an extremely bold strike. Super quality.
The 6,609 coin mintage was by far the largest proof mintage in the series. This example has highly reflective mirror surfaces with a pleasing blend of orange, red, brown, and lavender. A great choice for a 'type' set.
A stunning Superb Gem with super sharp detail and beautiful deeply reflective mirrored surfaces. A vivid iridescent patina of lavender, blue-green and brown with a small touch of gold blankets this beauty and gives it amazing eye appeal.
Well struck with nice clean surfaces and considerable original mint red mixed with soft light brown. Old first generation holder.
Beautiful rich red luster with pristine surfaces and an incredible needle-sharp strike. Thrilling quality!
CAC approved. Beautiful iridescent brown with a reddish-lavender tint. Very attractive!
Extremely well struck with lustrous mark-free surfaces that show a stunning mix of iridescent olive, gold, and turquoise. Super eye appeal.
A gorgeous blazing red Gem with a very faint iridescent gold hue on the reverse. The strike is full and the overall eye appeal is off the charts!
Fresh blazing red luster and beautiful spot-free proof surfaces.
A beautiful blazing red Gem that is sharply struck with excellent eye appeal.
Beautiful satiny chocolate brown surfaces and a sharp strike.
CAC stickered. Ruby orange obverse. Ruby brown reverse. Attractive.
CAC. Stunning iridescent red luster with a lavender hue and simply amazing 'flash'. Incredible quality!
CAC. Well struck with beautiful surfaces that show no noteworthy marks. Only 3 'Red & Brown' coins have graded higher at PCGS with a single 'Red' coin grading finer.
Medium brown with an olive-green hue.
CAC. Fabulous deep mirrored surfaces with iridescent hues of lavender, powder-blue and gold blending with rich mahogany. The strike is razor sharp and there are no significant marks or spotting. Super!
Well struck with beautiful mark-free surfaces. The luster is a rich light chocolate with an iridescent lavender hue. This is the only coin to grade 66+ BN at NGC or PCGS with none grading higher.
Rich reddish-tan luster over beautiful smooth surfaces with a very sharp '4 diamond' strike.
Well struck with satiny surfaces and rich mint red luster.
A nice iridescent blend of honey-gold and red with pristine surfaces and a needle-sharp strike. In a very early NGC holder.
CAC. Beautiful deep iridescent red!
Very well struck with four full diamond. The surfaces are lustrous with a pleasing orange-red and brown color.
CAC. Doubled Date. Dramatic doubling of the date. This attractive example is well detailed with lustrous surfaces that retain considerable mint red.
Beautiful rich, mint red luster and a razor sharp strike. Fantastic quality!
CAC. Beautiful blazing red surfaces with a faint lavender hue. Super eye appeal!
CAC. Gorgeous brick-red color with razor sharp detail and pristine mirror surfaces.
Beautiful mint red luster and a sharp strike. Outstanding quality!
Incredible spot-free, blazing red luster. The strike is very sharp and there are no significant marks on this amazing, super 'fresh' cent!
CAC. A drop-dead gorgeous Superb Gem with incredible iridescent magenta-red luster over highly reflective mirrored surfaces. A thrilling proof that is tied for the finest graded at PCGS or NGC!
Dazzling orange-red luster dances off beautiful deeply mirrored surfaces. The strike is as sharp as it gets and the eye appeal is off the charts! The perfect coin for a great type set!
CAC. Beautiful deep mirrored surfaces with iridescent golden-red color. Super eye appeal.
A gorgeous Superb Gem with dramatic cherry-red and jade-green toning. Outstanding eye appeal.
CAMEO. Deep red mirrored surfaces with golden-red frosted devices. The resulting cameo is very rare on a proof Indian Head Cent and quite stunning!
Fabulous shades of violet blanket the obverse of this beautiful Premium Gem while the reverse retains full original mint red. Outstanding quality!
Beautiful mint red luster with no carbon spots and a sharp strike.
CAC approved. A fantastic blazing orange-red Premium Gem. The strike is razor sharp and the surfaces are simply gorgeous! It is also interesting to note that there is an obvious repunch doubling of ONE CENT on the reverse.
Spot-free with beautiful mint red luster.
Beautiful flashy red luster!
CAC approved. Extremely well struck with nearly mark-free surfaces and fantastic blazing red luster.
Well struck with a touch of lavender blending with rich brown surfaces.
CAC. Beautiful blazing red luster and a great strike.
A super sharp strike with beautiful proof surfaces that show blazing shades of orange to ruby-red luster. A Premium Gem that is visually spectacular! Housed in an earlier generation holder. Only a single coin has graded higher at PCGS.
CAC. Boldly struck with deeply mirrored fields and lovely reddish-brown luster.
Gorgeous mark-free surfaces with beautiful and intense golden-red luster. A touch soft at the tips of the headdress feathers but 4 full diamonds and an otherwise strong strike. A very presentable example of this popular semi-key from the San Francisco Mint.
From the last year of the series and the date with the lowest mintage - just 309,000.
CAC. 309,000 minted which is by far the lowest mintage in the series. This quality example has no noteworthy marks and considerable mint red.
CAC. Crisp mint luster and a solid strike with considerable mint red.
CAC. Lovely orange-red luster and a solid strike with all four diamonds being sharp. The mintage of 309,000 is the lowest in the entire series!
Well detailed and problem-free.
CAC. A pleasing example of this scarce date.