1 Cent "Indian Head Cent" with shield

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1860-1864
Value 1 Cent (0.01 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Copper-nickel (.880 copper, .120 nickel)
Weight 4.67 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 2.33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 1108
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 90
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Liberty head wearing an Indian headdress and the date below

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
1862

Engraver: James Barton Longacre

James Barton Longacre was an American portraitist and engraver, and from 1844 until his death the fourth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint.

Reverse

Shield at the top, face value in the middle and a knot tying the wreath holding arrows

Lettering: ONE CENT

Engraver: James Barton Longacre

James Barton Longacre was an American portraitist and engraver, and from 1844 until his death the fourth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint.

Edge

Plain

Mint

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)

Comments

General

1860

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1860  2% pointed bust
1860  1 000 0.3% Proof
1860  20 566 000 $ 9.58 $ 12 $ 12 $ 22 $ 32 31% rounded bust
1861  10 100 000 $ 23 $ 23 $ 15 16%
1861  1 000 0.2% Proof
1862  28 075 000 $ 6.98 $ 5.80 $ 10 $ 14 $ 14 38%
1862  1 500 0.7% Proof
1863  49 840 000 $ 6.04 $ 8.47 $ 10 $ 12 $ 38 $ 53 $ 148 62%
1863  800 0.5% Proof
1864  13 740 000 $ 5.02 $ 15 $ 12 $ 9.13 $ 26 27%
1864  800 0.6% Proof

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