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. Blazing bright copper-nickel luster and a sharp strike with no significant marks or spots. A wonderful example of this first year Indian Head Cent.
Super flashy deep mirrored fields and a precise strike. Only 800 of this first year Indian Head Cent minted with this one having excellent eye appeal.
Pointed Bust. Well struck with flashy copper-nickel 'red' luster.
CAC. Blazing bright copper-nickel luster and a sharp strike on this beautiful early Gem 'Indian'. This is the only 65+ graded at PCGS.
CAC. Well struck with vibrant copper-nickel mint luster.
Well struck and spot-free with pleasing copper-nickel tan surfaces.
CAC. Beautiful flashy luster and a sharp strike.
Incredibly flashy with very deep proof fields and nicely frosted design feature. The surfaces are essentially flawless and a tiny splash of ice-blue accents this exceptionally nice copper-nickel proof.
Well struck and lustrous.
Blazing copper-nickel tan luster and a great strike. There are no significant marks and the eye appeal is outstanding.
CAC. A nice early proof with original copper-nickel tan luster over strong reflective surfaces. The strike is precise and there are no significant marks. In an early PCGS holder.
CAC. A beautiful Gem with vibrant orange-red luster blending with glossy shades of brown.
CAC. Well struck with rich lustrous surfaces that are mostly red. Tied for the finest 'Red-Brown' graded example at PCGS.
CAC. Well struck with flashy original mint luster. Super quality!
Well struck with glossy brown surfaces that have a trace of red.
Well struck with pleasing brown surfaces and a light golden hue.
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. Sharply struck with no significant marks and a lot of mint red for a coin that PCGS has designated as 'Brown'.
CAC. Fancy 5. A gorgeous Premium Gem with very flashy luster that is mostly mint red. The strike is solid and there are no significant marks. Tied for the finest graded at PCGS and a coin with wonderful eye appeal.
Sharp detail and glossy chocolate brown surfaces.
CAC. Very attractive with lustrous light chocolate brown blending with a touch of faded red.
CAC. Beautiful satiny smooth surfaces that are virtually mark-free and show a pleasing blend of faded red and brown with a lavender hue.
Well struck with very nice satiny chocolate-brown surfaces that retain a trace of red.
CAC. Well struck and mark-free with streaks of golden-red blending with soft-brown.
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.
Sharply struck and nearly mark-free with glossy chocolate-brown surfaces.
CAC. Silky smooth surfaces with shimmering red-brown luster.
Very sharply struck with satiny mint red luster. All 4 diamonds and the feathers tips are clear.
Gorgeous flashy deep mirrored fields with modest frost on the design. Fabulous quality and coin that is very nearly full red. Tied for the finest graded at PCGS regardless of color designation!
1867/67. Well detailed with pleasing medium brown surfaces. The doubling is very obvious.
CAC. Pleasing surfaces with a nice even blend of faded red and light brown.
Well struck with lustrous light chocolate surfaces and even a trace of red.
CAC. Glossy iridescent brown with traces of mint red. Very nice for the grade.
Well struck with lovely light brown surfaces that show a reddish tint. Very high-end for the grade.
A pleasing example of this better date with lots of mint red and a sharp strike.
Pleasing lustrous surfaces with a touch of faded red.
CAC. Soft brown over a fair amount of subdued red.
CAC. Well struck and free of significant marks or spots. The surfaces retain considerable mint red blending with a soft light brown. The luster is quite vibrant!
CAC. Well struck with lovely even reddish-brown surfaces that show no significant marks.
CAC. Well struck with satiny brown lustrous surfaces that show a touch of original red.
CAC. Velvety chocolate brown surfaces with a touch of peripheral red. Sharply struck and nearly mark-free with outstanding eye appeal.
CAC. Well struck with nearly mark-free surfaces and attractive even red-brown color. A very pleasing example of this scarce date.
Well struck with vibrant mint luster that's mostly red mellowed with an evenly distributed touch of brown. Very attractive.
Well detailed and problem-free.
Pleasing orange-red and light brown surfaces with a needle-sharp strike.
CAC. Beautiful mirrored proof surfaces and a sharp strike. The surfaces are nearly pristine with evenly blended red-brown luster.
Very sharply struck with deep mirrored surfaces and fiery orange-red luster. None have graded finer at PCGS regardless of color designation.
Open 3. Glossy problem-free surfaces.
CAC. Well struck and free of significant marks with glossy brown surfaces that retain some mint red.
Open 3. Mint red luster that is only slightly subdued. The strike is solid and the surfaces show no significant marks.
Very sharply struck with lustrous chocolate-brown and mint red surfaces.
CAC. Mostly red with pleasing surfaces that are devoid of significant marks and spots.
CAC. Beautiful lustrous surfaces that are nearly full red. Very sharply struck with excellent eye appeal.
Sharply struck and nearly mark-free with glossy brown surfaces that show a trace of mint red.
Beautiful rich mint red luster and virtually perfect surfaces. Even under magnification we can't find a single significant mark! Only 7 graded numerically higher at PCGS and the quality of this conservatively graded Gem may surpass some of them!
Rich lustrous surfaces with a trace of mint red.
CAC. Slightly subdued mint red luster with a touch of light brown. Premium quality for the grade!
Orange-red and golden brown surfaces are blanketed with radiant mint luster. The strike is solid and the eye appeal is excellent. A pleasing near-Gem example of this 'key' date.
CAC. Nearly XF detail with pleasing light chocolate brown surfaces.
Sharply struck with deep reflective fields and nice reddish-tan luster.
A great strike with beautiful surfaces and even reddish-brown luster.
Crisp iridescent lavender-red luster and a sharp strike.
Vibrant copper-red luster and a razor sharp strike with nice deep mirrored fields. Seems conservatively graded.
Beautiful iridescent golden-red mirrored fields with deeper gold frost on the design. Spot-free with super eye appeal.
Remarkably well preserved with super flashy bright red luster. The strike is very sharp and the fields are deeply mirrored and spot-free. Super quality!
Sharply struck with deep mirrored fields and flashy red luster.
Beautiful silky smooth surfaces with lavender and red hues blending with pristine chocolate-brown surfaces. Super quality!
CAC. Virtually flawless with beautiful iridescent olive-green and golden-grown surfaces that have a lovely reddish tint. A very pretty proof 'Indian'.
Well struck and very attractive with iridescent red blending with soft brown that has a faint green hue.
Well struck and lustrous with nice even reddish-brown surfaces.
Well struck with flashy reddish-brown proof surfaces.
Deep mirror surfaces that are an even chocolate brown. Tilt it under a light and neon turquoise magically appears! Sharply stuck and nearly flawless with exceptional eye appeal.
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.
Spectacular flashy surfaces that are nearly full red with iridescent shades of ruby-red, golden-red and lavender. Nearly flawless in every respect with fantastic eye appeal!
A gorgeous Gem that is boldly struck and nearly full red.
Well struck with lovely orange-red luster with a light brown tint.
Beautiful bright red luster and a very sharp strike with excellent eye appeal.
CAC. Light brown with iridescent hues of lavender and subdued orange-red. The mirrored surfaces are exceptionally nice.
CAC. Extremely flashy deep mirrored fields and lots of fiery mint red.
A beautiful blend of lavender, red, and brown hues on this exceptionally nice proof 'Indian'.
Beautiful ruby-red luster and frosted devices with highly reflective, mirrored fields. A wonderful proof 'Indian' with outstanding eye appeal.
Silky chocolate brown luster and a sharp strike.
CAC. Beautiful frosty brown surfaces with a sharp strike and no significant marks or spots.
Lovely subdued red surfaces and a solid strike. Excellent eye appeal!
CAC. Lovely lustrous brown surfaces with a touch of faded iridescent mint red. The strike is sharp and there are no significant marks or carbon.
CAC. Mostly red with beautiful deep mirrored fields.
Amazing blazing red luster over nearly flawless proof surfaces. Very flashy!
CAC. Stunning iridescent red luster with a lavender hue and simply amazing 'flash'. Incredible quality!
CAC. Sharply struck with rich lustrous brown surfaces that show a trace of red with lavender and lime hues. Very attractive.
CAC. Well struck with silky smooth reddish-brown surfaces that are free of significant marks or spots.
CAC. A sharp strike with flashy proof surfaces. An iridescent blend of golden-red, olive-green, and light brown gives this Gem excellent eye appeal.
CAC. Beautiful iridescent hues of lavender and rose enhance virtually perfect chocolate brown surfaces. Incredible quality and outstanding eye appeal.
A needle-sharp strike with beautiful iridescent brown surfaces that show a light lavender hue.
Highly reflective proof surfaces with a pleasing warm reddish-brown color.
Well struck with frosty brown luster that has a faint iridescent blue hue and a trace of red.
Beautiful glossy brown surfaces with a reddish tint and a turquoise hue at the rim.
CAC. Remarkably fresh blazing red luster with exceptionally clean surfaces. The strike is very sharp and the eye appeal is fantastic!
Nice iridescent mirrored brown surfaces with turquoise and ruby hues.
Flashy red and brown surfaces.
Satiny surfaces that are mostly red.
Well struck with lustrous red and soft brown surfaces.
Full mint red luster and a sharp strike with outstanding eye appeal.
Flashy mint red luster with beautiful reflective proof surfaces. Seems very conservatively graded!
Flashy deep mirror surfaces that are mostly red.
Satiny soft brown blending nicely with a fair amount of mint red. The strike is sharp and there are no significant spots or marks.
Mostly red and very attractive.
Well struck with mint red blending with soft brown.
Gorgeous blazing mint luster with nearly mark-free surfaces and a bold strike. A coin that must have come very close to getting a 'Red' designation at PCGS!
CAC. Extremely well struck with glossy steel-blue and brown surfaces that show a tinge of red at the rim.
Beautiful bronze-red surfaces and a needle-sharp strike with no noteworthy abrasions.
Very impressive with fresh blazing red luster and a great strike. The surfaces have no significant marks and the eye appeal is excellent.
Super fresh blazing red luster and a sharp strike. The surfaces are exceptionally nice an the eye appeal is outstanding.
Ruby and orange-red with a touch of lavender and lime on this high quality proof.
CAC. Beautiful glowing orange-red luster and a sharp strike. Outstanding quality and great eye appeal.
A beautiful Premium Gem with original red color, a great strike, and no significant marks.
Flashy mint red luster and a sharp strike.
Nice vibrant luster that is nearly full red.
A nearly flawless Premium Gem with blazing red luster and spectacular clean surfaces.
Flashy red luster and a sharp strike.
Fiery mint red luster and pleasing surfaces. Great 'type' coin!
Reddish-brown with turquoise, lavender and gold hues.
Nearly full red with beautiful iridescent hues of lime-green and lavender.
Very flashy blazing red luster and a super sharp strike.
Full red luster and a sharp strike. P.Q. for the grade.
Nearly full red.
Beautiful fresh blazing red luster gives this Premium Gem outstanding eye appeal. The strike is razor-sharp and the surfaces are nearly perfect!
Flashy proof surfaces that are nearly full red.
CAC. Incredibly fresh blazing red luster. Super eye appeal.
An amazing coin with intense blazing red luster and pristine surfaces. The diamonds, feather tips, and reverse shield are all sharply defined. Only 7 have graded numerically higher at PCGS.
Mint red surfaces with an iridescent lavender hue. Old holder.
Super quality with a blazing copper-red obverse and iridescent red, lavender and blue on the reverse. The surfaces are exceptionally clean and pleasing.
Rich red luster and a sharp strike with all 4 diamonds and the tips of the feathers fully defined.
Nice flashy full red luster.
Well struck with flashy mint red luster.
Flashy blazing red luster on this sharply struck Gem.
Fantastic quality with intense mint red luster and wonderful surfaces that are free of significant marks or spots. Only 3 have graded 66+ at PCGS and just 5 better at 67.
CAC. Amazingly fresh blazing red luster and a great strike. Super quality!
Highly reflective surfaces with an attractive blend of golden-red and lime-brown luster.
Very well struck with all four diamonds complete. The surfaces are mostly red and the eye appeal is outstanding.
CAC. Well struck and free of significant abrasions with satiny reddish-brown surfaces. Super eye appeal!
Beautiful full red luster and a great strike with four bold diamonds and sharp feather tips. The surfaces are nearly pristine with no significant marks or spots.
CAC. Wonderful intense mint red luster with gorgeous satiny surfaces and a very sharp strike. Extremely flashy with super eye appeal!
CAC. An attractive well-struck Gem with glossy mint luster and a decent amount of mint red despite NGC's 'Brown' designation.
CAC. Beautiful silky smooth surfaces with rich light brown luster that has a faint reddish-gold tint. A coin with minimal marks and claims to a higher grade!
CAC. Mostly red blending with a touch of soft brown. The strike is strong with all four diamonds full.
Crisp honey-red luster and a sharp strike with no noteworthy marks.
CAC. A nice even blend of light tan and original mint red. The strike is solid and the surfaces are devoid of significant marks or spots.