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!
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.
CAC. A sharp strike with nearly flawless surfaces and beautiful vibrant copper-nickel 'red' luster.
CAC. Beautiful flashy luster and a sharp strike.
CAC. An amazing coin with intense pure copper-nickel luster and a great strike. The fields are deep mirrored and super flashy while the design features have rich golden-red frost.
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.
Crisp original mint luster and a sharp strike with outstanding surfaces.
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. Fantastic quality with flashy blazing mint luster and stunning contrast between the frosted devices and very deep mirror fields. Just 550 Copper-Nickel proofs minted for the year.
Thick golden-red frost on the design contrasts beautifully with super deep and clean mirrored fields. A gorgeous coin and one of the better survivors from an original mintage of just 550 pieces.
Vibrant copper-nickel tan luster and a sharp strike.
CAC. Rich satiny mint luster and a sharp strike. An interesting die crack connects both ends of the wreath running thru the shield. Super quality!
Well struck and nearly mark-free with lustrous surfaces that retain a touch of red.
CAC. A beautiful Gem with vibrant orange-red luster blending with glossy shades of brown.
Vibrant luster that's nearly full red.
CAC. Very flashy with blazing spot-free copper-nickel luster and a fair amount of frost on the design elements. The proof fields are highly reflective and the visual appeal is outstanding. Only 370 minted.
CAC. Beautiful lustrous surfaces that are mostly red blending with soft brown.
Beautiful flashy woodgrain surfaces that are mostly original mint red. The strike is sharp with all four diamonds and strong feather definition and the overall eye appeal is outstanding.
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. Plain 5. Well struck and nearly mark-free with a pleasing blend of faded red and soft brown luster.
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.
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.
CAC. Satiny soft brown luster with a touch of 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. Silky smooth surfaces with shimmering red-brown luster.
CAC. A beautiful well struck Gem with no significant marks. The surfaces are a pleasing blend of mint red and light brown with no carbon and excellent eye appeal.
Gorgeous flashy deep mirrored fields with modest frost on the design. Fabulous quality beautiful golden-red luster. 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. Glossy iridescent brown with traces of mint red. Very nice for the grade.
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!
Gorgeous iridescent red and lavender tinted brown surfaces. The strike is sharp and there are no spots or noteworthy marks. Super quality!
CAC. Beautiful lustrous surfaces that are nearly mark-free with a nice even blend of faded orange-red and olive-brown.
CAC. Well struck with nearly mark-free surfaces and attractive even red-brown color. A very pleasing example of this scarce date.
CAC. Flashy red-brown surfaces that are free of significant marks.
Well struck with vibrant mint luster that's mostly red mellowed with an evenly distributed touch of brown. Very attractive.
CAC. A beautiful nearly full red example of this better date. The strike is sharp and the surfaces are exceptionally nice with no significant marks. None have graded numerically finer regardless of color designation!
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.
A pleasing well struck example of this scarce date with vibrant copper-red and soft brown luster.
Closed 3. Far more elusive than the 'Open 3' as these accounted for less than a quarter of the production. This example is well struck and devoid of significant marks and is spot-free. The surfaces are a lustrous blend of mint red and soft brown.
CAC. Open 3. Well struck and free of significant marks with glossy brown surfaces that retain some mint red.
Well struck and lustrous with considerable mint red blending with glossy soft-brown.
Rich golden-red luster with pleasing surfaces that reveal minimal marks and spots.
CAC. Free of significant marks with rich lustrous chocolate brown surfaces that show a touch of red.
CAC. Bright mostly red luster and a sharp strike with minimal abrasions and no carbon.
CAC. A gorgeous proof with iridescent reddish-brown surfaces with a touch of lavender and lime-green. Super quality!
CAC. From an era of low mintage proofs - around 700 minted in 1875. Sparkling yellow and golden-red surfaces with lavender and iridescent green hues. Super quality with wonderful eye appeal!
Flashy olive-green surfaces with a touch of peripheral red. The strike is needle-sharp and the eye appeal is outstanding.
CAC. A beautiful Gem with very flashy reflective surfaces. Considerable faded red blends with soft brown with iridescent turquoise, lavender, and gold hues appearing at different angles under a light. Free of marks and carbon. A super 1877 'Indian'!
Well struck with flashy red and lavender tinted brown luster.
A great strike with beautiful surfaces and even reddish-brown luster.
Called "Brown" but there's lots of iridescent faded red and lavender on this high quality proof!
Satiny brick-red and soft brown surfaces.
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!
Gorgeous nearly full red surfaces with super vibrant mint luster.
CAC. Mostly red and very flashy.
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'.
A beautiful mint red proof with deep reflective mirrored fields and a needle-sharp strike.
Vivid luster and a sharp strike.
CAC. Shimmering mark-free surfaces with a pleasing blend of mint red and soft-brown with a faint lavender hue.
Deep mirror surfaces that are an even chocolate brown. Tilt it under a light and find strong hues of neon turquoise and lavender! Sharply stuck and nearly flawless with exceptional eye appeal.
CAC. Well struck with vibrant mostly red luster.
CAC. Super quality and great color with hues of aqua-blue, turquoise and lavender.
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.
Flashy luster and a sharp strike. Nearly full red.
A needle-sharp strike with iridescent brown surfaces that have a faint lavender tint.
Sharply struck with flashy deep mirrored fields and a pleasing reddish-tan color.
Flashy ruby-red, gold and lime on the obverse with a light chocolate reverse that has a faint lavender hue.
CAC. Lovely iridescent ruby-red and lavender surfaces.
Very attractive with nice original mint red luster.
CAC. Extremely flashy deep mirrored fields and lots of fiery mint red.
Extremely flashy with deep mirrored fields, a needle-sharp strike, and gorgeous mint red luster.
Super flashy surfaces that are nearly full iridescent red with beautiful hues of lavender and lime. The strike is needle-sharp and the eye appeal is outstanding.
Amazing quality with intense blazing red luster and nearly flawless deep mirrored surfaces. The strike is needle-sharp and the eye appeal is outstanding.
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.
Well struck with glossy olive-brown surfaces that show a hint of red.
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. 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.
Glossy light chocolate surfaces with traces of lavender and golden-tan.
Flashy luster and a sharp strike.
Highly reflective proof surfaces with a pleasing warm reddish-brown color.
CAC. Sharply struck with highly reflective mirrored fields and beautiful subdued red luster.
Well struck with frosty brown luster that has a faint iridescent blue hue and a trace of red. Spot-free with no significant marks.
Beautiful glossy brown surfaces with a reddish tint and a turquoise hue at the rim.
Flashy faded red proof surfaces on the obverse with iridescent lavender and brown on the reverse.
Beautiful full copper-red luster and a strong strike with 4 full diamonds. Super quality!
CAC. Beautiful flashy proof surfaces with iridescent hues of golden-brown, turquoise, and lavender.
CAC. Beautiful surfaces with iridescent mint red and soft lavender-brown luster.
CAC. Super quality with vibrant mint luster that's nearly full red. The strike is sharp and the deep mirrored surfaces are nearly pristine.
Well struck with lustrous red and soft brown surfaces.
CAC. Nice vivid mostly red luster that is spot-free.
Flashy softened red luster over clean mirrored surfaces.
Flashy mint red surfaces and a needle-sharp strike with frosted design features.
CAC. Beautiful copper golden-red luster with beautiful surfaces and a great strike. Must have just missed a 'full red' designation.
Bright red luster over deeply mirrored surfaces. Impressive for the grade!
Flashy deep mirror surfaces that are mostly red.
Nice full copper-red luster and a sharp strike with clean surfaces.
Rich copper-red surfaces and nicely frosted design features.
Doubled Date. Very dramatic with the date repunched above and to the right of the primary date. This i a pleasing well struck example with shimmering mint luster and traces of faded red blending with glossy soft brown.
CAC. Doubled Date. Dramatic doubling of the date well north and to the right of the primary date. This is an attractive well struck example with considerable original mint red.
Flashy surfaces of mint red and brown with a lavender hue.
CAC. Glossy brown luster with a trace of faded red. Well struck with very pleasing surfaces.
Well struck with mint red blending with soft brown.
Well struck with minimal abrasions and beautiful original mint red luster.
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.
Beautiful highly reflective surfaces with iridescent lavender-red luster. The strike is very sharp and there are no significant marks or spots.
Well struck with vibrant original mint red luster and beautiful clean surfaces.
Very impressive with fresh blazing red luster and a great strike. The surfaces have no significant marks and the eye appeal is excellent.
Beautiful fiery mint red luster and carbon free. The strike is sharp and the eye appeal is outstanding. Only 4 have graded 66+ at PCGS with 3 grading numerically finer at MS-67.
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.
Beautiful vibrant full red luster and a great strike. Devoid of carbon spots with exceptionally nice surfaces.
A beautiful Premium Gem with original red color, a great strike, and no significant marks.
Flashy mint red luster and a sharp strike.
Nice original mint red surfaces and a sharp strike.
A nearly flawless Premium Gem with blazing red luster and spectacular clean surfaces.
Fresh and vibrant copper-red luster with outstanding eye appeal.
Reddish-brown with turquoise, lavender and gold hues.
Flashy golden-red luster gives this Gem outstanding eye appeal.
Nearly full red.
Flashy full red luster and a sharp strike.
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.
Intense blazing red luster.
Mint red surfaces with an iridescent lavender hue. Old holder.
Nice deep mirrored surfaces with orange-red luster and a light brown tint.
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.
Fantastic quality with intense mint red luster and wonderful surfaces that are free of significant marks or spots. Only 4 have graded 66+ at PCGS and just 5 better at 67.
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!
Blazing mostly red luster with a nice blend of lavender tinted brown. The strike is sharp and the surfaces are exceptionally clean.
Flashy mint red surfaces with a vibrant luster 'cartwheel'. The strike is extremely sharp and the eye appeal is amazing!
CAC. Fresh blazing red luster and a sharp strike. From the last year of the series which saw a dramatic drop-off in mintage from the prior twenty plus years.
Flashy copper-red luster and a bold strike. Outstanding for the grade.
CAC. Wonderful intense mint red luster with gorgeous satiny surfaces and a very sharp strike. Extremely flashy with super eye appeal!
From the last year of the series comes the date with the lowest mintage - 309,000. This is a well struck example with bright red luster mingling with soft brown.
Flashy mint red luster and a sharp strike with pleasing surfaces. The 309,000 coin mintage is the lowest in the series.