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. Well struck and lustrous with an attractive light copper-nickel color.
CAC. Very well struck with original copper-nickel tan surfaces and no significant marks. Super eye appeal on a very conservatively graded cent.
CAC. Full radiant mint luster with no spotting or significant abrasions. The strike is very bold and the overall eye appeal is outstanding.
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!
Beautiful blazing tan, copper-nickel luster and a needle-sharp strike. Just 550 minted.
CAC approved. Flashy mint luster with light iridescence and a sharp strike.
CAC. Well struck with very flashy copper-nickel mint luster.
CAC. Great color and beautiful surfaces on this fabulous copper-nickel cent. Only 2 coins graded higher at PCGS at 66+.
CAC. Very well struck with antique orange-red and brown surfaces. The reverse is rotated about 75 degrees.
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!
CAC. Blazing luster and a great strike. A whisker away from an MS-65 grade and twice the price!
The '64-L is one of the most popular rarities in the Indian Head Cent collection. This example struck with a healthy dose of mint red blending with mostly brown surfaces. The luster is crisp and the eye appeal is exceptional.
CAC. A pleasing blend of orange-red and light brown with no significant marks.
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. Well struck and lustrous with considerable flashy mint red.
This better date is rarely found with original red surfaces. The present example offers just that along with a sharp strike and nearly mark-free surfaces.
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. 1867/67. A great variety with an obvious doubled date. This example has essentially full detail with nice glossy brown surfaces. A coin with claims to a higher grade!
Shimmering mint luster with mint red remaining in the protected areas.
Sharp detail with glossy brown surfaces.
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.
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.
CAC. Nearly full red with vibrant luster and excellent 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. A beautiful Gem example of this better date with quite a bit of mint red although PCGS designates it as Brown. The strike is very sharp and the surfaces are pristine.
CAC. A choice example of this better date with nice lustrous surfaces the are predominately mint red. The strike is sharp and there are no significant marks.
Nice medium brown surfaces with solid detail.
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. Nice reflective mirrored fields and a needle-sharp strike with beautiful mint red luster. This early 'Indian' seems conservatively graded as it has beautiful surfaces and shows no significant marks, spots, or hairlines.
Nice detail and pleasing medium brown surfaces on this semi-key date Indian Head Cent.
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.
Open 3. Lovely woodgrain red-brown surfaces with no significant marks or spots and a great strike.
Well struck with iridescent red, brown, and gold luster.
CAC. Well struck with a touch of red blending with attractive light brown luster.
CAC. Absolutely gorgeous with blazing red luster, a sharp strike and excellent eye appeal. Designated 'RB' by PCGS, but we beg to differ. We sold two nice 'Red' coins last year for $3k+ and neither had the color of this coin!
CAC. A stunning Premium Gem proof with beautiful deep mirrored reddish gold surfaces and a needle-sharp strike. Only 3 have graded finer at NGC.
CAC. Well struck with beautiful, smooth, lustrous red and brown surfaces.
A very pleasing Choice AU example of this rare date. The strike is sharp and the surfaces are a beautiful even mahogany brown.
Pleasing surfaces and solid detail for the grade.
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.
CAC. Above average strike with excellent definition in the headdress feathers and the wreath. The surfaces are exceptional with evenly balanced red and brown vibrant luster. An excellent example of this 'key' date which is more often seen in proof than in mint state.
Nice deep mirrored proof surfaces with flashy golden-red red luster. The key to the series with business strikes being particularly scarce in mint state, making proofs a popular choice by collectors seeking to complete their sets. 900 proofs minted.
A pleasing high-end Very Fine example of this rare date.
CAC. Well detailed and problem-free with light chocolate brown surfaces. The 'key' date in this popular series.
CAC. A pleasing medium brown example of this 'key' date.
A pleasing example of this scarce date.
CAC. Soft satin surfaces with orange-red and light brown luster.
Gorgeous reddish-tan surfaces and a great strike.
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 attractive subdued mint reddish-brown surfaces.
A gorgeous coin with flashy iridescent olive-green and red surfaces, a great strike, and no significant marks.
Vibrant copper-red luster and a razor sharp strike with nice deep mirrored fields.
Smooth lustrous reddish-brown surfaces and a sharp strike. No significant marks or spots.
CAC. Nearly mark-free and well struck with pleasing shimmering red-brown luster.
Well struck with shimmering mint luster and a touch of red blending with chocolate brown.
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.
Well struck with nice clean surfaces and considerable original mint red mixed with soft light brown. Old first generation holder.
Beautiful rich red luster with pristine surfaces and an incredible needle-sharp strike. Thrilling quality!
CAC. Beautiful iridescent brown with a reddish-lavender tint. Very attractive!
Extremely well struck with lustrous mark-free surfaces that show a stunning mix of iridescent olive, gold, and turquoise. Super eye appeal.
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!
Fresh blazing red luster and beautiful spot-free proof surfaces.
CAC stickered. Ruby orange obverse. Ruby brown reverse. Attractive.
CAC. Stunning iridescent red luster with a lavender hue and simply amazing 'flash'. Incredible quality!
CAC. Very attractive with considerable mint red blending with soft lustrous brown. The strike is solid and there are no significant marks.
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.
Rich reddish-tan luster over beautiful smooth surfaces with a very sharp '4 diamond' strike.
Beautiful fresh copper-red luster and a very sharp strike. Outstanding quality!
CAC. Beautiful blazing red surfaces with a faint lavender hue. Super eye appeal!
CAC. Gorgeous brick-red color with razor sharp detail and pristine mirror surfaces.
A very sharp strike and essentially mark-free with beautiful blazing red luster.
Incredible spot-free, blazing red luster. The strike is very sharp and there are no significant marks on this amazing, super 'fresh' 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!
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.
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!
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.
Spot-free with beautiful mint red luster.
Beautiful flashy red luster!
CAC. Extremely well struck with nearly mark-free surfaces and incredibly fresh bright red luster. A fantastic coin that looks like it just left the dies!
Nearly full red.
Well struck with a touch of lavender blending with rich brown surfaces.
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.
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.
A pleasing example of this scarce date!
CAC. 309,000 minted which is by far the lowest mintage in the series. This quality example has no noteworthy marks and considerable mint red.
Well detailed and problem-free.