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1906 INDIAN HEAD CENT

PCGS Nos: 2223, 2224, 2225, 2405, 2406, 2407

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 96,020,530
Proofs: 1,725

Designer: James B. Longacre

Diameter: 19 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 95%
Tin and Zinc - 5%

Weight: 3.11 grams

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) below the bow of the wreath on the reverse

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-65 Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 288, illustrated, sold for $1,035.00

Gem Brilliant Proof.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 181, sold for $718.75

Proof-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Santa Clara Signature Sale", November 16-17, 2000, Lot 5136, not illustrated, sold for $149.50

Gem Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 196, not plated, sold for $373.75

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 182, sold for $92.00

Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 197, not plated, sold for $109.25

PCGS MS-65, Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1325, not illustrated, sold for $391.00

MS-65, Red.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 4097, not illustrated, sold for $207.00

MS-65, Red.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 4098, not illustrated, sold for $138.00

PCGS MS-65 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7605, not illustrated, sold for $264.50

PCGS MS-64, Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1326, not illustrated, sold for $121.00  From the Howard R. Newcomb collection of Indian Cents, purchased June 30, 1944 from J.G. Macallister

ANACS MS-64 Red-Brown.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 247, "Repunched 6, Snow-2, Rarity-unassigned", illustrated, sold for $103.50

Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 165, not plated, sold for $80.50

MS-63, Brown - Off-center by 50%, with 06 plain.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1327, illustrated, sold for $1,840.00

ANACS MS-61 Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 289, "Repunched Date", not illustrated, sold for $29.00

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated Brown examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-65BN's.

The finest Uncirculated Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 60 MS-65RB's.

The finest Uncirculated Red example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67RD.

The finest Proof Brown examples graded by PCGS are 4 PR-65BN's.

The finest Proof Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-66RB's.

The finest Proof Red examples graded by PCGS are 4 PR-67RD's.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-65.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October
2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

 
 

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