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.
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.
Well struck with nice original mint luster.
Extremely well struck with all four diamonds sharp. The luster is original and very flashy.
CAC. Well struck with very flashy copper-nickel mint luster and no significant marks. Very conservatively graded.
CAC. Incredibly well struck with blazing copper-nickel red luster and outstanding eye appeal.
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.
Blazing luster, a needle-sharp strike and just a couple of small spots away from a 65 or even higher grade!
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.
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.
More red than brown with fiery orange-red deep mirrored surfaces and a needle-sharp strike. A scarce proof with just 500 minted and rarely encountered in this high state of preservation. PCGS Population: 8 in 66, 0 finer.
A needle-sharp strike with deep reflective fields and attractive subdued orange-red luster. A light lavender hue and mint frost accent this beautiful Gem.
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.
Well struck with lustrous golden-brown surfaces.
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.
Beautiful iridescent brick-red with a touch of gold frost on the devices. Eight coins have graded Proof-65RD with 2 grading higher.
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 detailed and problem-free.
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.
CAC. Mostly red with highly reflective surfaces and a needle-sharp strike.
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.
Well struck with rich luster and nice iridescent lavender, orange-red and brown surfaces.
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.
Very pleasing and problem-free. A gem for the grade.
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!
The 'key' date to this popular set.
CAC. Well struck with attractive lustrous surfaces that blend subdued red and fiery red-orange with iridescent brown.
Very flashy deep mirrored fields and a razor sharp strike. Lovely subdued reddish-brown color and spot-free.
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.
Vibrant copper-red luster and a razor sharp strike with nice deep mirrored fields.
CAC. A beautiful frosted proof with highly reflective surfaces and a needle-sharp strike. The color is a pleasing even blend of subdued orange-red and light brown.
CAC. Reddish-brown with an iridescent lime-green glow to the fields. The design elements are a stunning frosted golden-red and offer striking contrast to the mirrored fields. Super quality and amazing eye appeal.
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.
Shimmering mirrored surfaces with shades of brown, olive-green and reddish-lavender. The strike is very sharp and the eye appeal is outstanding.
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.
A beautiful flashy Gem Proof with a golden-brown obverse and an attractive red-brown blend on the reverse.
Sharply struck with frosty iridescent brown luster that has a hint of lavender.
CAC. Well struck with even reddish-brown, satiny smooth surfaces.
Beautiful blazing mint luster with a needle-sharp strike and wonderful mirrored proof surfaces. Zero significant marks or spots on a coin that looks like it should have graded a point or so higher!
CAC. Super flashy ruby-red luster and exceptionally nice problem-free surfaces. Great eye appeal.
Iridescent shades of lavender and red bounce off nice reflective surfaces.
Blazing mint red luster and beautiful shimmering proof surfaces with a needle-sharp strike. Super quality!
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.
CAC. A bold strike with nice reflective proof surfaces and gorgeous golden-red luster. Outstanding eye appeal.
Iridescent olive-green and brown with a healthy dose of faded red.
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 rich deep red luster.
Well struck with lustrous red and brown surfaces.
CAC. Lovely frosted proof surfaces with beautiful iridescent lavender 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. Two coins have graded higher at PCGS, both 66+, but it's hard to believe an 1894 cent exists with better eye appeal than this remarkable coin. The blazing red luster is intense. The strike is razor sharp. And the surfaces are simply pristine!
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.
A very sharp strike and essentially mark-free with beautiful blazing red luster.
Nearly full red with nice reflective surfaces and a sharp strike.
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.
Nice vibrant luster that is nearly full red.
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!
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.
CAC. The only MS-66 Brown coin graded at PCGS with none higher. And what a coin this is! Intense mint luster dances of pristine chocolate brown surfaces. The strike is razor-sharp and the surfaces have a beautiful iridescent light ice-blue hue.
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 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.
Cameo. All Cameo Proof Indian Head Cents are scarce with this example being tied for the finest 1908 graded by PCGS. This is a spectacular coin with deep mirrored red fields which dramatically frame the heavily frosted golden-red design features. A special coin for a top quality collection!
CAC. An amazing Superb Gem with vibrant golden-red luster and beautiful deep mirrored surfaces. The strike is razor-sharp and the eye appeal is outstanding!
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.
Sharp detail and pleasing glossy brown surfaces.
Well struck with glossy surfaces and faded peripheral red with brighter streaks on the obverse.
CAC. An attractive, well struck Gem with nearly full red luster and outstanding eye appeal. PCGS has graded just 8 numerically finer.
CAC. Deep golden-red luster and a solid strike with four full diamonds. The surfaces are very clean with no carbon. Excellent eye appeal.
A beautiful Gem Proof with stunning iridescent golden-red luster. The strike is sharp and the highly reflective fields are free of marks and spots.
A pleasing chocolate brown example of this scarce date.
A pleasing example of this scarce date.
A pleasing example of this 'key' date.
CAC. Well struck and lustrous with considerable mint red luster and great eye appeal.