1 Cent "Indian Head Cent" without shield

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1859
Value 1 Cent (0.01 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Copper-nickel (.880 copper, .120 nickel)
Weight 4.67 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 4567
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 87
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 wearing an Indian headdress and the date below

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
1859

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

Value within wreath

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

1859

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1859  36 400 000 $ 12 $ 15 $ 16 $ 24 $ 74 $ 99 99%
1859  1 000 1.5% oak wreath reverse, with shield

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