Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Cents (1859-1909)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 17,650,000
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.1100g
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
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1886 1C MS obverse 1886 1C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Note: NGC now automatically attributes all 1886 Indian Head Cents as Type 1 or Type 2. Please see the following two entries for specific information.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/30/2019

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1886 1C MS BN
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Base $ 7.00 12.00 25.00 57.00 155 175 190 210 225 235 245 255 300 415 750 1500 2250 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 265 345 470 900 - - -
1886 1C MS RB
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 300 340 750 1300 6000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 2550 11000 - -
1886 1C MS RD
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1620 4500 15000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 40000 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 193
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 66

The chart showing VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 11/12/2019 1886 1C MS BN
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----1-11--212101616184----72
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Total----1-11--212101616184----72
 ----1 %-1 %1 %--3 %1 %3 %14 %22 %22 %25 %6 %---- 
1886 1C MS RB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------61349322----102
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Total-------------61349322----102
 -------------6 %13 %48 %31 %2 %---- 
1886 1C MS RD
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------------2107-----19
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Total--------------2107-----19
 --------------11 %53 %37 %----- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/20/1999 NGC MS 61   Brown Teletrade Auction 1212, 1212/Lot# 1026 $92.65
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 65   Red Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 885 $2,185.00
9/8/2013 PCGS MS 64   Red David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 768, 777/Lot# 7224 $1,200.00
3/16/2014 PCGS VF 25   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/16/2014, 172/Lot# 158372 $40.75
4/22/2015 PCGS MS 65   Red Brown Heritage Auctions 2015 April 22 - 26 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(1), 1219/Lot# 3221 $1,057.50
7/20/2015 PCGS   Red Brown Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 30562 $646.25
10/16/2016 PCGS MS 63   Red Brown Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131643/Lot# 27556 $188.00
1/14/2018 PCGS MS 64   Red Brown Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131804/Lot# 27987 $408.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1886 1C MS RB
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2828411022205125395655916296636747057839901505233534473675391543225787
28326114131752154857460464066768473185211621782270635233755405148100
00000054857460464066768473185211621782270635233755405100
00000055658261665267069575792113332058307635993835418600
1886 1C MS RD
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base323245115241549579607633672709721752104412712268398454665787612366878687
323668157344559588616646684713731849112016032840447855735899631173540
000000588616646684713731849112016032840447855735899631100
000000598624659697717742947119519363412497256806011649900
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