Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Cents (1859-1909)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,150
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.1100g
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
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1876 1C PF obverse 1876 1C PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

In 1876 the City of Philadelphia hosted the nation's centennial celebration, and this brought thousands of tourists to the home of the U. S. Mint. The large number of proofs sold this year was certainly a consequence of so many of these visitors touring the mint and purchasing souvenirs.

Perhaps due to this larger than normal production, enough gems have survived to make this one of the more available early proof Indian Head Cents displaying much red and some cameo contrast.

Some examples have been described as "one-sided proofs," a reference to clumsy polishing of the reverse die which left distracting striations that then transferred to the coins struck from it.

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Last Updated: 8/8/2019

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1876 1C PF BN
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1876 1C PF RB
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1876 1C PF RD
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 221
Low Grade: 62
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 11/24/2020 1876 1C PF BN
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Base-------------31116933---45
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Total-------------31116933---45
 -------------7%24%36%20%7%7%--- 
1876 1C PF RB
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Base--------------236147144---149
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Total--------------236147155---151
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1876 1C PF RD
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Total---------------674----17
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1876 1C PF RBC
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Total---------------3-3----6
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1876 1C PF RDC
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Base---------------121----4
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Total---------------121----4
 ---------------25%50%25%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1876 1C PF BN
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1876 1C PF RB
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1876 1C PF RD
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1876 1C PF BNC
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1876 1C PF RBC
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1876 1C PF RDC
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1876 1C PF RBU
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1876 1C PF RDU
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00000031956619231171130614131587206130934351615987271074200
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