U.S. Coin Values: Indian Head Pennies.
About 1888/7 1c RB
The 1888/7 is a scarce variety in the Indian Cent Series. The error can be seen most clearly at the top left of the last 8. Very scarce and valuable in all grades including circulated pieces which make up most of the known examples. The handful of Mint State pieces are extremely rare.
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|
|Designer:||James B. Longacre|
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