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Indian Head prototype

U.S. Federal Issue
1863
Designed and engraved by James Barton Longacre (American, 1794–1869)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 1958; Judd 299

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 gm

Accession Number

98.1525

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Experimental Indian Head cent struck without the L on the ribbon and with a medal-reverse die alignment. Thick flan in pure copper with a plain edge.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society