There are 2 varieties of 1888 Indian Head cent. The one with an "overdate" which shows 1887 underneath 1888 is much rarer. Numismedia lists the following approximate retail values as of 03/2010:
Very worn condition - $1
Moderately worn - $6
Slightly worn - $8
Almost no wear - $31
Uncirculated - $54 to $525 depending on quality
Very worn condition - $1,888
Moderately worn - $2,850
Slightly worn - $5,820
Almost no wear - $15,180
Uncirculated - $21,880 to $44,380
The Indian Head penny was not minted until 1859.
There was never a silver Indian Head penny.
It's worth $4.00. check (about.com)Indian head penny value.
The last Liberty head (a/k/a/ "Large") cents were made in 1857. All cents dated 1888 are Indian Head cents. Please see the Related Question for more information.
Wheat pennies first appeared in 1909, so there ARE no 1888 wheats. If you have an Indian head penny dated 1888, it's worth about $2.50.
What is the current value for a 1901uncirculated indian head penny.
1874 Indian Head Penny: good condition-$13.00, mint condition-$155.00
Indian Head cents were made from 1859 to 1909.
what is the value of a Indian head penny in excellent condition
A 1905 Indian Head is a specific type of collectible Indian penny that has proven to gain value as the years pass. The value of these coins will vary depending on its condition.
The value of a 1905 gold plated Indian Head penny varies according to condition. You might get $40 for a penny in very good condition.
It is worth $1.00. Check on (about.com)Indian head penny
Lincoln, Wheat Ear Reverse (Wheat Penny's) cents were struck from 1909 to 1958. A 1888 penny is a Indian Head cent with an average value of $1.00-$3.00 for most coins. NOTE: The wreath on the reverse is Oak not Wheat.
The U.S. Mint has never issued an Indian Head wheat penny.
there is a 1906 Indian head penny ,but no 1906 wheat penny.
The last Indian Head penny was made in 1909, look at the coin again and post new question.
The Indian Head penny wasn't minted in 1801. The coin was minted by the United States Treasury between the years of 1859 and 1909. An uncirculated 1901 Indian Head penny is valued at $30.00.
The first "indian head" penny was minted in 1859. You could be misreading a badly worn "indian Head". Try a magnifying glass. Good Luck.
The first Indian Head cents were issued in 1859.
A 1885 penny - aka Indian Head Cent in good condition (G4) is worth: $6.00; if its mint state is MS60, the value rises to: $200.
The value of coins and paper money can vary drastically depending on year, condition, and stamping. The value of a 1904 Indian head penny is worth between $1 and $28.
Gold plating will reduce the value.
No such coin was ever minted.
An 1883 Indian head penny is worth $3 retail if well-worn, or up to about $16 if almost un-circulated.
Please look again. The last Indian Head cents were made in 1909.