1903 Indian Head Penny Value

Home 1903 Indian Head Pennys 1903 Indian Head Penny CoinTrackers.com has estimated the 1903 Indian Head Penny value at an average of $2.50, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $100. Type: Indian Head Penny. 1903 Indian Head Cent Penny - MAKE US AN OFFER! 1903 Indian Head Cent Penny - MAKE US AN OFFER!

  • 1903 Indian Head Pennies
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Coin Info

United States
Copper Coin
$0.01 USD
U.S. Mint

1903 Indian Head cents are quite common and are usually found in mixed-date bags and rolls. 1903 pennies are also commonly available at most coin shops that deal in 19th- and 20th-century U.S. coinage. Coin collectors pursue 1903 pennies for type sets as well as to complete series collections of Indian Head pennies. 1903 cents are also commonly pursued by non-coin collectors who want an example of this classic American coin.

1903 Indian Head Penny Value

1903 Indian Head cents were made in vast quantities to the tune of 85,092,703 pieces, with those being business strikes. In addition to the 85+ million business strikes, 1,790 proof specimens were made for numismatic purposes. These 1902 proof coins retail for $1,275 each in choice condition.

James B. Longacre, who served as Chief Engraver at the United States Mint from 1844 until his death in 1869, designed 1903 Indian Head pennies. Interestingly, the Indian Head pennies don’t feature a Native American at all. In fact, the “Indian” on this penny is actually a Caucasian representative portrait of Miss Liberty, who in this case was modeled after Longacre’s daughter, Sarah. As a sidenote, Longacre also designed the U.S. two-cent piece, which in 1864 became the first coin to bear the motto IN GOD WE TRUST.

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CoinTrackers.com has estimated the 1903 Indian Head Penny value at an average of $2.50, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $100. (see details)..

Type:Indian Head Penny
Mint Mark: No mint mark
Face Value: 0.01 USD
Total Produced: 85,092,000 [?]
Silver Content: 0%
Numismatic Value: $2.50 to $100.00
Value: As a rough estimate of this coins value you can assume this coin in average condition will be valued at somewhere around $2.50, while one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $100 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say average, we mean in a similar condition to other coins issued in 1903, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. Golden riviera flash casino. [?].

Additional Info: This coin was designed by James Barton Longacre, Head Engraver at mint.

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**When we say that 85,092,000, of these coins were produced or minted in 1903 this number doesn't always match the actual circulation count for this coin. The numbers come from the United States mint, and they don't reflect coins that have been melted, destroyed, or those that have never been released. Please keep that in mind.

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***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value.Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.

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