1879 Indian head penny?

Assuming the coin is circulated, the 1879 Indian Head cent is a better date coin. For an accurate assessment of value the coin needs to be seen and graded. Most show heavy wear. In general retail values for low grade coins are $7.00-$20.00, better grade are $25.00-$60.00 and coins showing almost no wear run from $70.00-$85.00. Values are a market average and only for coins in collectible condition, coins that are bent, corroded, scratched, used as jewelery or have been cleaned have far less value if any to a collector or dealer.