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What are Indian head pennies?

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2010-04-19 01:57:41
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Indian head cents were minted from 1859 to 1909. The front side had a picture of Miss Liberty wearing a Native American headdress and the back side had a shield and wreath with the words ONE CENT.

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Indian Head cents were struck from 1859 to 1909


Indian head pennies were no longer minted after 1909, so a 1922 Indian head penny would be quite rare.


Check again. The last year for Indian-head pennies was 1909.


Indian Head pennies were made from 1859 thru 1909.


Indian head pennies were produced between 1859 and 1909. All 1987 cents are familiar Lincoln Memorial pennies.


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Because Indian Head pennies are older than the more familiar wheat and memorial cents. Thus, less are preserved and they are scarcer. Also, many times the mintage figures were much, much, lower on early Indian Head pennies than on even wheat pennies, let alone memorial cents.


Indian head pennies were produced between 1859 and 1909.


Indian Head cents were minted from 1859 to mid-1909, when the Lincoln cent was introduced.


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There were no Indian Head pennies made in 1843.


No year. The Indian head / buffalo design was used on nickels minted from 1913 to 1938.



It means it was minted in San Francisco.


Such a coin could not have existed, Lincoln pennies were first struck in 1909, in 1891 the US was using Indian Head pennies.


US Indian Head cents: 2,740 proofs and 57,182,854 for circulation. British Pennies: 15,331,000.


you have to be more specific in your question . if you are talking about the pennies before Lincoln pennies, it was an Indian head penny


The last Indian head pennies were minted in 1909. All cents from 1913 carry the familiar portrait of Abraham Lincoln.


There were no Indian Head pennies minted in 1915. The last Indian Head pennies were minted in 1909. In 1915 the type of penny minted was the Lincoln, Wheat Ear reverse (called 'Wheat penny'). A 1915 Wheat penny is worth from $1.50 to $500.00 according to mint mark and condition.


Some interesting facts about the Indian Head Penny are that the Indian Princess engraving represents liberty, the first Indian Head pennies were known as nickels, and that they were minted from 1859-1909.


Two pennies that were minted (made) before wheat pennies were Flying Eagle cents (1856 - 1858) and Indian Head cents (1859 - 1909).


Indian Head cents were not made until 1859 and did not exist in the 1820's. All US cents at that time were Large cents, so they could not have been used together.



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