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1879 Indian Head Cent, Brown


Actual Coin Shown - Philadelphia Mint


Select Uncirculated NGC (SKU: WYSIWYG034)
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Attention small-cent collectors! The 1879 Indian Head cent is a lower-mintage, semi-key date for the series. Struck over 140 years ago by the Philadelphia Mint, this bronze classic is very scarce in higher Mint State grades – making this attractive Select Uncirculated MS62 specimen an affordable alternative for your collection.

  • Lower-mintage, Semi-Key Date
  • Select Uncirculated 62; NGC certified
  • NGC has certified only 266 coins certified in higher grades to date
  • Nearly Full Brown patina with traces of original color
  • Full details and luster, with slightly weak to average strike and some marks or abrasions but no trace of wear
  • Only 4,000 estimated to survive in all grades
  • Photo shows actual coin you will receive

Featuring Liberty in a Native American headdress on the obverse and an oak wreath with arrows and Union Shield on the reverse, Indian Head cents are widely considered America's most attractive bronze coins. Add this one to your collection today!

  • Year: 1879
  • Product Type: Single Products
  • Mint: Philadelphia
  • Material: Bronze
  • Presentation: Certified - NGC
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