1 Cent "Indian Head Cent" with shield

Features

Country 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
Weight 4.67 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 2.33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 1108
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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 feather hat, which might have been Longacre's daughter

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
(1860-1864)

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

Smooth

Mint

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

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1860  20 566 000 9.78 16.65 15.37 24.87 33.40 32%
1860  3% pointed bust, mintage included with 1860
1860  1 000 0.3% Proof
1861  10 100 000 24.41 29.77 16%
1861  1 000 0.3% Proof
1862  28 075 000 4.68 6.19 10.62 13.90 14.57 37%
1862  550 0.8% Proof
1863  49 840 000 8.00 8.83 10.10 13.10 45.32 55.60 154.51 62%
1863  460 0.5% Proof
1864  13 740 000 3.21 19.78 17.86 7.14 27.44 27%
1864  370 0.6% Proof

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