1865 Indian Head Cent Penny Value – Plain 5

1965 Indian Cent Penny Value
1865 Plain 5

1865 Indian Head Cent value is $11 in G4 (Good) and increases with grade and condition. Expect damaged or cleaned coins to trade for less. Values can attain $66 or better for coins that grade almost uncirculated (AU) and even more in mint state (MS).

1865 Indian Head Cent values are also determined by three grade conditions when the coins are in mint state grades. These designations are as follow: Red (RD) and this is the most well preserved and valuable condition, Red Brown (RB) is next and Brown (BN) is the least in value. Colors can vary based on the grading service that encapsulates the coin and coins can tone in the grading service holders. See illustration below.

Indian Head Cent Value


1865 Indian Head Cent Penny Value – Bronze Planchet can increase if the coin is a variety. 1865 RPD FS-301 S-1 (007.4) – 1865 RPD FS-302 S-4 (007.45) – 1865 RPD FS-303 S-3 (007.5) – 1865 MPD FS-304 S-2 (007.56) – 1865 Fancy 5

Acronym Meaning: RPD (Repunched Date) – MPD (Misplaced Date) – DDO (Doubled Die Obverse) – DDR (Doubled Die Reverse) FS (Fivas-Stanton) – S (Snow).


Indian Head Cent Penny Value good or G4 grade

Good (G):
Minimum: All rims are distinct from the fields.
Maximum: Two letters of LIBERTY are visible.
G-6 may be used to indicate exceptional pieces, say if many feathers show detail but few letters of LIBERTY are readable. The dividing line between G and VG coins is the detail in the LIBERTY.

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Type 3

Bronze (1864-1909)

Designer: James B. Longacre
Diameter: 19 millimeters
Metal content: Copper – 95%, Tin and Zinc – 5%
Weight: 3.11 grams
Edge: Plain

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