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. Super sharp strike and rich copper-nickel red luster on this near-Gem first year Indian Head Cent.
Well struck with gorgeous mark-free surfaces. Beautiful fresh blazing luster gives this fantastic Premium Gem superb eye appeal.
A razor sharp strike with very deeply mirrored fields. Pleasing subdued 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!
Super sharp strike with highly reflective surfaces as you'd expect on a high quality proof. Nice original reddish copper-nickel color with light streaking on the reverse.
CAC approved. Flashy mint luster with light iridescence and a sharp strike.
CAC. Great color and beautiful surfaces on this fabulous copper-nickel cent. Only 2 coins graded higher at PCGS at 66+.
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!
CAC approved. Well struck with rich, original blazing luster. Very nice!
CAC. Fancy 5. Razor sharp strike and rich mint luster with considerable mint red.
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.
Shimmering mint luster with mint red remaining in the protected areas.
CAC approved. Glossy iridescent brown with traces of mint red. Very nice for the grade.
Very well struck with glossy light brown surfaces that show a trace of red.
Cameo. Beautiful apricot-red surfaces with frosted devices. A couple of very minor specks keep this beauty from an even higher grade!
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 approved. Well struck and lustrous with considerable mint red mixing with glossy light brown. Very attractive.
CAC approved. Well struck and mostly red with flashy mint luster. Very attractive with exceptional eye appeal. A coin that seems conservatively graded!
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.
Attractive light brown surfaces and virtually mark-free. Softly struck on the left wreath on the reverse.
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!
Well detailed including a nice full LIBERTY.
A pleasing example of this semi-key date.
Open 3. Nice lustrous surfaces with considerable mint red.
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 approved. Open 3. PCGS Secure Holder. Well struck and medium brown mixed with about a quarter mint red.
Open 3. Lovely subdued brick-red with lustrous surfaces and a great strike.
Well struck and mostly red with beautiful lustrous surfaces.
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.
Very nearly XF.
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.
A beautiful Gem Proof example of this rare date. The deep mirror surfaces are a delightful even reddish-brown color with none of the carbon or color inconsistency that plague most proof Indian Head Cents. The Indian's portrait is frosted and has a gorgeous golden-red color. This is a fabulous coin that should exceed your expectations for the grade!
Very pleasing and problem-free. A gem for the grade.
Well worn but the date and major design elements show.
A beautiful coin with flashy semi proof-like surfaces and lots of red, The 64 grade seems low!
A gorgeous Gem Proof with lovely iridescent orange-red, gold, tan, and lavender surfaces. Super attractive!
Very attractive with lots of mint red and an iridescent lavender hue.
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.
Lovely burnt-orange and red luster and a sharp strike.
Super clean, lustrous surfaces and a great strike.
CAC. Nearly mark-free and well struck with pleasing shimmering red-brown luster.
A beautiful collage of iridescent orang, red and brown.
A iridescent lavender tint over deep mirrored proof surfaces.
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.
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!
Glossy brown with a orange blue hue. Great 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!
A beautiful blazing red Gem that is sharply struck with excellent eye appeal.
CAC stickered. Ruby orange obverse. Ruby brown reverse. Attractive.
CAC. Beautiful shimmering proof surfaces that are iridescent brown with a reddish tint. Even a hint of blue can be detected when tilted at the right angle. The surfaces are virtually flawless and the strike is very sharp.
CAC approved. Iridescent glossy brown with a touch of turquoise and a very light red-orange hue at the rim. The strike is very sharp with every detail jumping off the near perfect surfaces of this beautiful cent.
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.
A pleasing example of this very scarce over-date. A bump at the bottom of the second 8 is diagnostic. Less than 40 coins have been graded in all grades by PCGS.
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.
CAC. Beautiful deep iridescent red!
CAC. An incredible iridescent blend of golden-red, olive-green, blue, and rose. A mere technical grade can't do justice for a coin with this much eye appeal. A true work of art!
Well struck and lustrous.
Beautiful rich, mint red luster and a razor sharp strike. Fantastic quality!
CAC. Nice iridescent red luster over deeply mirrored surfaces. Very attractive.
CAC. Gorgeous brick-red color with razor sharp detail and pristine mirror surfaces.
Original mint red luster and spot-free with a sharp strike.
Beautiful mint red luster and a sharp strike. Outstanding quality!
Flashy orange-red luster. Old holder.
Incredible spot-free, blazing red luster. The strike is very sharp and there are no significant marks on this amazing, super 'fresh' cent!
Well struck and mostly red.
CAC approved. This beautiful proof has tremendous eye appeal. The pristine, spot-free surfaces are a warm ruby-red with a touch of golden-wheat frost on the devices. Shades of lime-green, cherry-red, and orange can be seen on the iridescent surfaces as the coin is tilted in the light. A thrilling Indian Head 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!
Lustrous and well struck. Nice for the grade.
Sharp strike and lustrous red/brown surfaces.
Lustrous red/brown obverse with a mostly red reverse.
An attractive near-Gem proof with a reddish tint to light brown surfaces.
Lustrous subdued red surfaces.
An amazing Indian Head Cent with vibrant blazing red luster on both sides and a fantastic strike. All the design elements that tend to show weakness on most 'Indians' - the feather tips, diamonds, shield , wreath and even every dentil - are remarkably well struck. A fabulous, well-preserved cent!
Nice iridescent orange-red mirrored surfaces.
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.
CAC approved. This blazing red Gem is well struck, flashy, and free of any significant marks!
Beautiful surfaces with flashy subdued red mint luster. Outstanding eye appeal!
A beautiful near-Gem with nice red luster and no significant marks.
Blazing red luster and a great strike. A coin that compares favorably with ones in a 65 holder!
CAC approved. Fabulously fresh, blazing red luster on this gorgeous Gem 'Indian'.
CAC approved. Extremely well struck with nearly mark-free surfaces and fantastic blazing red luster.
Blazing red luster and a sharp strike.
Lustrous golden-red and brown.
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.
Well struck and lustrous.
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.
CAC. Rich golden-brown and red luster blankets this attractive well struck cent. This semi-key date shows no significant marks and displays outstanding eye appeal.
A key to the series with just 309,000 minted.
Full detail with medium brown surfaces.
CAC. A solid strike with lustrous light brown surfaces that have a subtle red hue. Nearly mark-free with excellent eye appeal. A coin that seems very conservatively graded!
This final year 'Indian' is one of the keys to the set with just 309,000 minted.
CAC approved. A pleasing example of this scarce date.
A scarce date with just 309,000 minted.