U.S. Coin Values: Indian Head Pennies.
About 1864-1909 Indian Head 1c RD Bronze
The Type 3 Indian Cents were made from bronze starting in 1864 and going through 1909. They were produced thinner than prior issues as to not confuse them with tokens from the war. This type includes a few key dates and varieties such as the 1864-L, 1877, 1909-S and more. A very desirable type from an extremely popular series.
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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