U.S. Coin Values: Indian Head Pennies (Proof).
About 1864-L 1c RD L On Ribbon
The 1864 L on Ribbon Variety is popular and desired among its series and denomination as a whole. The L stands for Longacre, the designer of the coin. The mintage is just 35 coins and it is the rarest issue of the entire Proof Indian Cent Series. An extreme rarity in all grades and colors. Look for attractively toned brown pieces or blazing red surfaces as those are the most desirable and are not too tough to find.
Obverse: A portrait bearing the likeness of a Native American in full headdress framed by the words UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the periphery. The date is centered at the bottom under the portrait.
Reverse: The reverse bears the denomination of ONE CENT in the center surrounded by a wreath bearing a ribbon with arrows tied in at the bottom center.
|Denomination:||1c / Cent|
|Coinage Type:||Indian Head, Shield Reverse (Bronze)|
|Composition:||95% copper; 5% zinc & tin|
|Variety 2:||L On Ribbon|
|Designer:||James B. Longacre|
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