Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Cents (1859-1909)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 13,528,000
Catalog: KM-90a
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.11 Grams
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1875 1C MS obverse 1875 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue is similar in mintage and overall availability to the 1874 cent. Examples grading up to MS RB exist in sufficient numbers to supply advanced collectors. Like the specimen illustrated, many MS coin have streaky, "woodgrain" toning from uneven mixing of the alloy.

Several minor varieties are noted for this date. While of interest to the specialist, these are not mainstream varieties sought by general collectors. A dilligent numismatist may be able to spot these unattributed.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/17/2013

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1875 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 14.95 28.75 50.00 62.00 103 103 132 144 162 174 180 210 240 288 325 600 1040 - - - -
$ 114 148 161 181 195 202 230 260 320 360 660 1140 - -
1875 1C MS Red Brown
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 192 240 270 324 575 920 1330 - - - -
$ - - - - - 215 260 300 360 630 1010 1460 - -
1875 1C MS Red
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 270 330 670 1110 3800 9000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - 300 360 740 1220 4250 11000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 804
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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5/5/2003 PCGS MS 64   Red Brown Heritage Auctions 2003 May St. Louis, MO (CSNS) Bullet Sale #319, 319/Lot# 159 $253.00
1/7/2009 NGC MS 65   Red Brown Heritage Auctions 2009 January Orlando, FL FUN Auction #1121, 1121/Lot# 7344 $517.50
1/30/2011 PCGS MS 65   Red Brown Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 1076 $661.25
5/22/2012 NGC VF 20   Brown Teletrade Auction 3281, 3281/Lot# 1014 $21.00
5/30/2012 PCGS MS 64   Red Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 2131 $998.75
9/16/2012 PCGS G 6   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/16/2012, 40/Lot# 64706 $16.01
11/17/2013 PCGS VG 10   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/17/2013, 101/Lot# 152888 $66.00
8/17/2014 PCGS VF 35   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 817, 826/Lot# 1016 $80.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1875 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base76102135179234298339378412434466487517546655762115616491921237629063521
84113149197255311352389419444473497526582690893132017392072255231110
000000352389419444473497526582690893132017392072255200
0000003654004264554805075366187261024148418302224272900
1875 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base76102135179234298339378412434466487517629717990167820793571428450976020
841131491972553113523894194444734975546588081219181125763808455554040
0000003523894194444734975546588081219181125763808455500
0000003654004264554805075916878991448194530734046482600
1875 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base761021351792342983393784124344664875177681515207932644464780690631046312017
841131491972553113523894194444734976001017170324743664557882259529109810
000000352389419444473497600101717032474366455788225952900
000000365400426455480507684126618912869406466928644999600
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