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!
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!
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+.
CAC. An impressive Premium Gem with flawless surfaces that display blazing orange-gold luster and no carbon. This is the only 66+ graded coin by NGC with just 2 finer.
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!
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.
Shimmering mint luster with mint red remaining in the protected areas.
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.
Very well struck with glossy light brown surfaces that show a trace of red.
CAC. Soft reddish-brown luster with very clean surfaces that reveal no significant marks.
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.
Cameo. Beautiful apricot-red surfaces with frosted devices. A couple of very minor specks keep this beauty from an even higher grade!
CAC. Gorgeous, nearly flawless mirrored surfaces with rich bronze-red color. Tremendous luster intensity gives this beauty exceptional eye appeal.
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.
Well struck with glossy surfaces that retain a fair amount of original red.
CAC approved. Well struck and mostly red with flashy mint luster. Very attractive with exceptional eye appeal. A coin that seems conservatively graded!
Intensely lustrous and well struck with golden-red and brown surfaces.
A pleasing upper-end VF example of this scarce date.
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.
A pleasing example of this semi-key date.
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 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.
CAC. Open 3. Very sharply struck with pristine surfaces and considerable mint red.
Well struck with iridescent red, brown, and gold luster.
CAC. Well struck and mostly red with intense 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.
Wood-grain red-brown mirrored surfaces. Only 700 proofs minted.
Designated 'Brown' at NGC, but there is considerable mint red around the borders.
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.
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.
A pleasing example of this scarce date.
CAC. A pleasing medium brown example of this 'key' date.
CAC. Well struck with beautiful mint red luster and very clean surfaces. In an old holder and conservatively graded.
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.
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.
Super clean, lustrous surfaces and a great strike.
CAC. Nearly mark-free and well struck with pleasing shimmering red-brown luster.
Flashy olive-green and brown proof surfaces.
A beautiful collage of iridescent orange, red and brown.
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!
Very attractive with flashy iridescent surfaces showing hues of lavender, brown, tan and gold.
CAC approved. Beautiful iridescent brown with a reddish-lavender tint. Very attractive!
Glossy brown with an 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!
Fresh blazing red luster and beautiful spot-free proof surfaces.
A beautiful blazing red Gem that is sharply struck with excellent eye appeal.
CAC stickered. Ruby orange obverse. Ruby brown reverse. Attractive.
CAC. Stunning iridescent red luster with a lavender hue and simply amazing 'flash'. Incredible quality!
Lightly cleaned years ago. Has toned to a natural look.
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.
Cleaned years ago, but has toned back nicely.
Medium brown with an olive-green hue.
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. Lovely subdued mostly red surfaces. The strike is razor sharp and there are no significant marks.
Well struck with nearly mark-free surfaces. 47 million minted but surprisingly scarce in Gem or better.
CAC. Beautiful deep iridescent red!
Beautiful rich, mint red luster and a razor sharp strike. Fantastic quality!
Gorgeous iridescent reddish-lavender surfaces.
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!
Nice brick-red color with an intense luster 'cartwheel'.
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!
Beautiful iridescent lavender-red mirrored surfaces.
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!
Well struck with lustrous, nearly full red surfaces.
An attractive near-Gem proof with a reddish tint to light brown surfaces.
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!
Iridescent ruby and orange-red mirrored surfaces.
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.
Beautiful surfaces with flashy subdued red mint luster. Outstanding eye appeal!
Lustrous surfaces with a touch of red.
CAC approved. Fabulously fresh, blazing red luster on this gorgeous Gem 'Indian'.
Beautiful flashy red luster!
CAC approved. Extremely well struck with nearly mark-free surfaces and fantastic blazing red luster.
Blazing red luster and a sharp 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.
Glossy brown surfaces with a trace of red.
Glossy brown surfaces with a trace of red.
Well struck with flashy luster and remnants of mint red.
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. Sharply struck with beautiful nearly mark-free surfaces and fantastic blazing red luster.
A gorgeous blazing red Gem with a sharp strike and very clean surfaces.
Full detail with medium brown surfaces.
Very pleasing for the grade.
CAC. Beautiful frosty brown surfaces with a faint iridescent hue of turquoise, tan and orange-red. The strike is extremely sharp and the overall eye appeal far exceeds the technical grade!
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.