US Coins 1906 Indian Head Penny AU
Estate sale find 1906 Indian Head Penny US Coins minted in Philadelphia.
In 1857 a small cent coin was introduced that featured a flying eagle on the obverse. Production problems limited the coin to only two years. The Indian Head penny was introduced and 1859 with a composition of 88% copper and 12% nickel and a diameter of 19 mm and a weight of 4.67 grams. In 1864 the composition was changed to 95% copper and 5% tin into reduced weight of 3.11 grams. The coin's designer was James B Longacre.
- Years: 1859-1909
- Material: Copper-Nickel /Bronze
- Mint Mark: Philadelphia
- Grade: AU
- This is the coin you will receive.