Coin Specifications

Category: Indian Cents (1859-1909)
Mint: Philadelphia
Catalog: KM-90a
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 3.1100g
Diameter: 19mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1886 TYPE 2 1C MS obverse 1886 TYPE 2 1C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Type 2 cents form a minority of 1886 cents and thus carry a premium, but they are not truly rare. All cents of this date were coined late in the year, following a suspension in cent and nickel production that had begun early the previous year.

Like the example illustrated above, most Type 2 cents seem to have been made from worn dies having blurry details. Such die erosion is clearly visible just inside the border on both sides of this cent. This only adds to the challenge of finding suitable examples in either circulated or Mint State grades.

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Price Guide

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1886 TYPE 2 1C MS Brown
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 10.00 20.00 40.00 80.00 175 220 230 250 265 285 310 390 590 750 1450 2400 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 425 625 790 1600 - - -
1886 TYPE 2 1C MS Red Brown
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 385 475 675 1475 2450 8500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 750 1650 3650 - - -
1886 TYPE 2 1C MS Red
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 875 1500 3400 13500 46500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 4400 24500 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 485
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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1/12/2005 PCGS MS 64   Red Brown Heritage Auctions 2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360, 360/Lot# 5094 $747.50
4/7/2010 PCGS MS 62   Red Brown Teletrade Auction 2835, 2835/Lot# 1044 $322.00
1/29/2012 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Red Brown Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 602 $241.50
7/22/2012 PCGS G 6   Brown GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/22/2012, 32/Lot# 58438 $26.00
11/18/2012 NGC AU 53   Brown Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131248/Lot# 24023 $129.25
3/31/2013 PCGS Genuine UNC   Brown Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131315/Lot# 22024 $293.75
8/3/2014 PCGS MS 62   Brown David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 815, 824/Lot# 508 $390.00
2/5/2015 PCGS MS 64   Red Brown Stack's Bowers 2015 Americana Auction, 6070/Lot# 1749 $763.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1886 TYPE 2 1C MS Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base32327214330452758664266370575478385696612261410202925852770296532974505
324596197378547605649677721764807893105312871616221426472835307637000
000000605649677721764807893105312871616221426472835307600
000000623656691738773832929113913491823240027082900318600
1886 TYPE 2 1C MS Red Brown
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base373781159330565629686709752806835908110313452029278148055097540259177750
3752107216408586648694723770816859973118415732280345649025199557465280
000000648694723770816859973118415732280345649025199557400
0000006677017387888258841038126418012530413050005300574500
1886 TYPE 2 1C MS Red
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base414189175357604672733756802858889966147720093009624893439820103141114114025
4157118236439627692741771821868915113616542342408972809502998510590121020
00000069274177182186891511361654234240897280950299851059000
000000713748787839879940130718322676516883119661101491086500
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