US Coins 1906 Indian Head Penny AU

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Description

Estate sale find 1906 Indian Head Penny US Coins minted in Philadelphia.

Facts

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.

Details

  • Years: 1859-1909
  • Material: Copper-Nickel /Bronze
  • Mint Mark: Philadelphia
  • Grade: AU
  • This is the coin you will receive.