Indian Head Cent 1859 - 1909

Indian Head Cents, minted from 1859 to 1909, made their debut in the post-Civil War era. These coins replaced the Flying Eagle Cent and were designed by James B. Longacre. Made of a copper-nickel alloy, Indian Head Cents played a significant role in the coinage during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. With large numbers produced annually, these small cents reflected the poor economy and the impact of the American Civil War. The Genesis of Indian Head Cents marked a transitional period in coinage as the nation recovered from the war's aftermath.


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