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1863 Indian Head Cent NGC MS65 CAC

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1863 Indian Head Cent NGC MS65 CAC
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Why buy this Indian Head 1863 Cent?

American history buffs are sure to love this 1863 Indian Head Cent. The coin was struck in the middle of the Civil War and played an essential role in the commerce of the time.

  • This coin was 1 cent legal tender in the United States.
  • The coin was struck from 4.67 g of cupro-nickel.
  • This piece was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • It was part of a mintage of 49,840,000 pieces.
  • The coin was struck during the Civil War.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Mint State 65.
  • The coin is Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) certified.

Striking Indian Head Design by James Longacre

Both faces of this coin bear designs by James Longacre. Obverse: On the obverse is a left-side portrait of Liberty, whom Longacre shows wearing a feathered headdress. "LIBERTY' is inscribed on the band. Rim inscriptions note the name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the date, "1863."

Reverse: The coin's face value, "ONE CENT," is inscribed in large font at the center of the reverse. It is encircled by an open wreath. A union shield fills the gap in that wreath at the top of this face.

Well Preserved MS65 CAC

This coin earned a Mint State 65 grade from the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). That grade means that the coin shows no traces of wear and has an above average strike. The coin has been Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) certified, which means that the third party has agreed upon the Mint State 65 grade.

Don't miss your chance to own this 1863 Indian Head Cent.



This 1863 Indian Head Cent NGC MS65 CAC is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:1863
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS65
Designation:CAC
Finish:Mint State
Composition:Copper-Nickel
Diameter:19 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:0.01
Mintage:49,840,000
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