What is a indian head one cent coin from the United States worth?
Values, images, and specifications for the indian head US penny.
(1859 to 1909)
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USA one cent
1859 - 1909
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The United States 'indian head' one cent
obverse features Liberty facing left, wearing
an indian headdress with 'LIBERTY' on the
headband. The surrounding legend reads
'UNITED STATES OF AMERICA', with
the date below.
The reverse shows the words 'ONE CENT'
inside a laurel wreath for 1859, adapted to an
oak wreath with a shield above from 1860 on.
In 1864 composition changed from copper-nickel
further detail in 'notes'