Top 10 Most Valuable Indian Head Pennies

1864 Indian Head Cent - Most Valuable Indian Head Penny

Did you know that the top 10 most valuable Indian Head pennies all add up to a value of just over $1,000,000?

These US one cent pieces from the dates 1859-1909 are known as Indian Head pennies and all sold at auction for record prices.

Valuable Indian Head Pennies At A Glance

  1. 1868 MS66+RD ($72,000)
  2. 1888 MS63BR ($74,750)
  3. 1869 MS66+RD ($84,000)
  4. 1890 MS67+RD ($91,062.50)
  5. 1909 S MS67RD ($97,750)
  6. 1877 PR67RD ($97,750)
  7. 1899 MS68RD ($108,000)
  8. 1872 MS66RD ($126,500)
  9. 1877 MS66RD ($149,500)
  10. 1864 L On Ribbon PR65RB ($161,000)

#10) 1868 Indian Head Cent

1868 Indian Head Penny MS66+RD

  • Designer: James Barton Longacre
  • Mint: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)
  • Metal Composition: 95% Copper - 5% Tin & Zinc
  • Diameter: 19mm
  • Weight: 3.11 grams
  • Mintage: 10,266,500
  • Value: $72,000 (MS66+RD)

#9) 1888 Indian Head Cent (8 over 7)

1888 Indian Head Penny 8 Over 7 MS63BN

  • Designer: James Barton Longacre
  • Mint: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)
  • Metal Composition: 95% Copper - 5% Tin & Zinc
  • Diameter: 19mm
  • Weight: 3.11 grams
  • Mintage: 37,489,832
  • Value: $74,750 (MS63BN)

#8) 1869 Indian Head Cent

1869 Indian Head MS66+RD

  • Designer: James Barton Longacre
  • Mint: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)
  • Metal Composition: 95% Copper - 5% Tin & Zinc
  • Diameter: 19mm
  • Weight: 3.11 grams
  • Mintage: 6,420,000
  • Value: $84,000 (MS66+RD)

#7) 1890 Indian Head Cent

1890 Indian Head Penny MS67+RD

  • Designer: James Barton Longacre
  • Mint: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)
  • Metal Composition: 95% Copper - 5% Tin & Zinc
  • Diameter: 19mm
  • Weight: 3.11 grams
  • Mintage: 57,180,114
  • Value: $91,062.50 (MS67+RD)

#6) 1909 S Indian Head Cent

1909 S Indian Head Penny MS67RD

  • Designer: James Barton Longacre
  • Mint: San Francisco (S)
  • Metal Composition: 95% Copper - 5% Tin & Zinc
  • Diameter: 19mm
  • Weight: 3.11 grams
  • Mintage: 309,000
  • Value: $97,750 (MS67RD)

#5) 1877 Indian Head Cent (Proof)

1877 Indian Head Penny PR67RD

  • Designer: James Barton Longacre
  • Mint: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)
  • Metal Composition: 95% Copper - 5% Tin & Zinc
  • Diameter: 19mm
  • Weight: 3.11 grams
  • Mintage: 900
  • Value: $97,750 (PR67RD)

#4) 1899 Indian Head Cent

1899 Indian Head Penny MS68RD

  • Designer: James Barton Longacre
  • Mint: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)
  • Metal Composition: 95% Copper - 5% Tin & Zinc
  • Diameter: 19mm
  • Weight: 3.11 grams
  • Mintage: 53,598,000
  • Value: $108,000 (MS68RD)

#3) 1872 Indian Head Cent

1872 Indian Head Penny MS66RD

  • Designer: James Barton Longacre
  • Mint: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)
  • Metal Composition: 95% Copper - 5% Tin & Zinc
  • Diameter: 19mm
  • Weight: 3.11 grams
  • Mintage: 4,042,000
  • Value: $126,500 (MS66RD)

#2) 1877 Indian Head Cent

1877 Indian Head Penny MS66RD

  • Designer: James Barton Longacre
  • Mint: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)
  • Metal Composition: 95% Copper - 5% Tin & Zinc
  • Diameter: 19mm
  • Weight: 3.11 grams
  • Mintage: 852,500
  • Value: $149,500 (MS66RD)

#1) 1864 L on Ribbon Indian Cent (Proof)

1864 L on Ribbon Indian Head Penny PR65RB

  • Designer: James Barton Longacre
  • Mint: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)
  • Metal Composition: 95% Copper - 5% Tin & Zinc
  • Diameter: 19mm
  • Weight: 3.11 grams
  • Mintage: 35
  • Value: $161,000 (PR65RB)

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