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!
Beautiful untoned surfaces with rich luster and very few marks. The strike is very strong and the eye appeal is outstanding!
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.
Blazing bright copper-nickel red luster and a great strike on this beautiful early 'Indian'. The eye appeal is outstanding!
CAC. Incredible blazing mint luster that looks like a freshly minted cent. The strike and surfaces are also outstanding, but it's the color that really makes this beautiful copper-nickel cent!
Super bold strike with every detail precisely executed. The surfaces are nearly mark-free and offer rich copper-nickel red luster.
Well struck with nice original copper-nickel luster.
A razor sharp strike with vibrant copper-nickel red luster.
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!
Flashy copper-nickel red luster.
Extremely well struck with all four diamonds sharp. The luster is original and very flashy.
CAC. Incredibly well struck with blazing copper-nickel red luster and outstanding eye appeal.
Well struck and mark-free with glossy brown surfaces with a touch of red remaining.
CAC. Cameo. Most proofs are struck early in the year so most were copper-nickel cents in 1864. Estimates range from 150 to 300 bronze pieces minted. This example has eye appeal far exceeding its' numerical grade with fresh blazing red luster, spot-free surfaces, a bold strike, and wonderful 'cameo' contrast.
Well struck with a fully brilliant obverse and light toning on the reverse.
Lustrous surfaces with quite a bit of mint red remaining. An attractive example of one of the 'keys' to the series.
Plain 5. Well struck and nearly mark-free with flashy mint luster that shows a fair amount of faded red. Very nice for the grade.
Fancy 5. Glossy brown with a trace of red.
Plain 5. Lovely iridescent mint red and light brown. Very well struck.
Designated 'Brown' by PCGS but there is considerable red on pleasing woodgrain surfaces. The strike is very sharp and there are no spots or significant marks.
CAC. Fancy 5. A gorgeous Premium Gem with very flashy luster that is mostly original mint red. The strike is solid and there are no significant marks.
Fancy 5. Considerable orange-red blends with light glossy brown on this well struck Premium Gem.
A well struck Gem that's nearly full red.
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. Very well struck with lustrous surfaces that retain a touch of mint red.
Boldly struck with intense mint luster. The obverse is mostly red while the reverse is a blend of red and brown.
CAC. 1867/67. A well detailed and very clear example of this obvious date doubling.
CAC. Pleasing surfaces with a nice even blend of faded red and light brown.
CAC. Glossy iridescent brown with traces of mint red. Very nice for the grade.
Well struck and lustrous with a blend of olive-green, brown and a touch of orange-red at the rim. Looks much nicer than the typical MS-63!
Well struck with lovely light brown surfaces that show a reddish tint. Very high-end for the grade.
CAC. Well struck with nearly full red luster and very pleasing surfaces.
CAC. Sharply struck with satiny smooth brown surfaces that very pleasing and show just a trace of red. Only a single 'Brown' coin has graded higher at PCGS.
CAC. A beautiful well struck Gem with outstanding surfaces and nearly full red luster. Conservatively graded for both numerical grade and color designation!
CAC. Well struck with nearly mark-free surfaces and attractive even red-brown surfaces. A very pleasing example of this scarce date.
Very well struck with crisp mint luster that show considerable mint red. A lovely example of this scarce date
Well struck with choice surfaces and attractive reddish-brown luster. A tough date to find in mint state. Old first generation holder!
CAC. A beauty with vibrant copper-red luster and light lilac and green hues. The obverse is particularly well struck with all 4 diamonds and the feather tips being needle sharp.
Well detailed and problem-free.
CAC. Sharply struck with glossy brown surfaces that have a faint orange-red hue.
Well struck and mostly red with excellent eye appeal. A scarce date, particularly in high grade, with just a single RB coin grading higher at PCGS.
Well detailed with nice glossy chocolate brown surfaces.
CAC. A beautiful example of this scarce date with shimmering mint luster and very pleasing iridescent reddish-brown surfaces. The strike is razor-sharp and there are no noteworthy marks.
CAC. Sharply struck with flashy red luster that's slightly subdued and blends with a faint lavender and brown tint. A better date and in demand as business strikes of this quality are much more expensive.
Open 3. Well struck with silky smooth, lustrous surfaces. There are no significant marks and a fair amount of mint red remains.
Open 3. Lovely woodgrain red-brown surfaces with no significant marks or spots and a great strike.
CAC. Open 3. Very lustrous and well struck with fiery orange-red blending nicely with green olive-brown.
Well struck with iridescent red, brown, and gold luster.
CAC. Well struck with frosty brown luster that retains a touch of red.
Olive-brown blends nicely with a flash of red.
Well struck and lustrous with a nice blend of faded red and golden-brown.
CAC. Well struck with lustrous surfaces that are mark-free and retain considerable original mint red.
Beautiful rich mint red luster and virtually perfect surfaces. Even under magnification we can't find a single significant mark! Only 6 graded higher at PCGS and the quality of this conservatively graded Gem may surpass some of them!
Subdued red and light brown with an attractive iridescent lavender tint.
CAC. Very well struck with outstanding surfaces that are free of carbon and significant marks. Satiny faded mint red with a lavender-brown hue blankets both sides of this lovely 'Indian'. In a first generation holder.
CAC. Razor sharp with lots of mint red and deep mirrored proof fields.
A pleasing example of this scarce date with solid detail and attractive chocolate brown surfaces.
Orange-red and golden brown surfaces are blanketed with radiant mint luster. The strike is solid and a couple marks are all that separate this beauty from a Gem designation.
CAC. A beautiful Gem example of the key date to this popular series. Very well struck with rich lustrous surfaces that display substantial mint red and show no significant abrasions. This is a special 1877 'Indian' that will be the cornerstone to a great collection!
Strong detail with frosty luster off nice brown surfaces with a faded red tint.
A beautiful well struck proof with highly reflective fields and lovely mostly red mint luster.
A bold strike with nicely mirrored proof surfaces and flashy copper-red luster.
CAC. A stunning proof with intense luster showing shades of iridescent red, rose, and lavender. Fantastic eye appeal.
Well struck with highly lustrous surfaces that retain considerable mint red.
Super fresh blazing red luster and a sharp strike. Excellent eye appeal.
Vibrant copper-red luster and a razor sharp strike with nice deep mirrored fields.
Beautiful iridescent golden-red mirrored fields with deeper gold frost on the design. Spot-free with super eye appeal.
CAC. Extremely well struck with nearly perfect surfaces and blazing mint luster that is virtually full red. 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 Indian Cent with a needle sharp strike and virtually flawless mirrored surfaces. The obverse is blazing red while the reverse offers a lovely blend of lavender-red, olive-green and a hint of gold. Super!
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.
Sharply struck with frosty iridescent brown luster that has a hint of lavender.
Extremely well struck with very impressive surfaces that are nearly flawless. The luster is an amazingly fresh blazing red. A fabulous coin that leaves little to be desired!
CAC. Super flashy ruby-red luster and exceptionally nice problem-free surfaces. Great eye appeal.
Blazing mint red luster and beautiful shimmering proof surfaces with a needle-sharp strike. Super quality!
Well struck and lustrous with lots of mint red.
Well struck with satiny mint luster showing honey-gold and olive-green coloration.
CAC. A lovely turquoise-blue hue covers rich brown surfaces on this attractive proof 'Indian'.
CAC. A beautiful Premium Proof with iridescent brown surfaces that have a lovely olive-green tint.
CAC. Stunning iridescent red luster with a lavender hue and simply amazing 'flash'. Incredible quality!
CAC. Fantastic quality with silky smooth semi proof-like surfaces and iridescent hues of lavender and chocolate brown. The strike is razor sharp and the eye appeal is outstanding.
CAC. Sharply struck and devoid of carbon spots and significant marks. The luster is vibrant with significant peripheral mint red.
Well struck with lustrous chocolate brown surfaces.
CAC. Well struck and devoid of significant marks. The surfaces are a lustrous subdued mint red with a touch of light brown.
CAC. Lustrous orange-red blended with light brown. The strike is sharp and there are no significant marks.
Frosted turquoise design features contrast nicely against mahogany brown mirrored fields.
Shades of turquoise blend beautifully with iridescent brown.
Lovely subdued red surfaces with lavender and olive-brown hues. The strike is razior sharp and the coin is free of any noteworthy marks.
Shimmering mint luster with a pleasing blend of subdued red and light brown. The strike is razor sharp with all the fine detail, including the 4 diamonds, being crystal clear!
Discovered by James Ruddy in 1970; only 50 or so coins have been graded by NGC and PCGS combined in all grades. This example is very pleasing and problem-free with nice chocolate brown color and solid detail for the grade.
Well struck with considerable mint red.
Pleasing red and soft-brown surfaces.
Deep mirrored proof surfaces with flashy subdued red luster.
Well struck with lots of honey-red mint luster.
Well struck and lustrous with light brown surfaces that show a touch of faded red.
Beautiful fresh copper-red luster and a very sharp strike. Outstanding quality!
CAC. Extremely well struck with glossy steel-blue and brown surfaces that show a tinge of red at the rim.
CAC. Beautiful blazing red surfaces with a faint lavender hue. Super eye appeal!
Beautiful bronze-red surfaces and a needle-sharp strike with no noteworthy abrasions.
Original mint red luster and spot-free with a sharp strike.
Very impressive with fresh blazing red luster and a great strike. The surfaces have no significant marks and the eye appeal is excellent.
Nice reflective mirrored fields and nearly full red.
CAC. Beautiful glowing orange-red luster and a sharp strike. Outstanding quality and great eye appeal.
Incredible spot-free, blazing red luster. The strike is very sharp and there are no significant marks on this amazing, super 'fresh' cent!
A beautiful Premium Gem with original red color, a great strike and no significant marks.
Well struck with vibrant mint red luster.
Rich ruby-red luster and a sharp strike with nearly flawless surfaces.
Boldly struck with highly reflective surfaces that are mostly red. Extremely nice for the grade!
A flashy red proof with a needle-sharp strike.
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!
Well struck with fiery orange-red luster.
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!
A well struck Gem with nearly full red luster.
CAC. Rich ruby-red luster with a touch of forest-green and yellow gold. Super visual appeal!
A gorgeous Superb Gem with dramatic cherry-red and jade-green toning. Outstanding eye appeal.
Fabulous shades of violet blanket the obverse of this beautiful Premium Gem while the reverse retains full original mint red. Outstanding quality!
Beautiful fresh blazing red luster gives this Premium Gem outstanding eye appeal. The strike is razor-sharp and the surfaces are nearly perfect!
CAC. One of the flashiest proof 'Indians' you'll ever see with blazing golden-red luster on the obverse and an equally spectacular reverse with a lavender-red core and iridescent turquoise at the rim. The surfaces are essentially perfect with no significant marks or spots. None have graded higher at PCGS.
An amazing coin with intense blazing red luster and pristine surfaces. Only 6 have graded numerically higher at PCGS.
CAC. Super quality with iridescent hues of lavender, red and gold at the core with a touch of turquoise at the rim. Beautiful and perhaps under-graded.
CAC. Extremely well struck with flashy blazing red luster.
Rich red luster and a sharp strike with all 4 diamonds and the tips of the feathers fully defined.
Well struck with nice original blazing mint luster.
A nice mint red cent.
Gorgeous fresh blazing red luster and a solid strike.
Nice orange-red surfaces with an olive-brown tint. Very nice for the grade.
Well struck with frosty brown surfaces that show a faint ice-blue tint.
CAC. Well struck with vibrant mint luster that's mostly red.
CAC. Fresh original orange-red luster and a sharp strike on this near-Gem better date 'Indian'.
A pleasing chocolate brown example of this scarce date.
CAC. An attractive problem-free example of this scarce date that's sharply struck with rich light chocolate surfaces. It's hard to detect the bare touch of 'rub' that kept this beauty out of a mint state holder!
Well struck with lustrous golden-brown surfaces. Very nice for the grade.
CAC. Well struck and lustrous with considerable mint red luster and great eye appeal.
CAC. Nice light golden-brown surfaces with traces of faded mint red. The strike is very sharp including four full diamonds and well defined headdress feathers. And with no significant marks; the eye appeal is outstanding.