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1900 INDIAN HEAD CENT

PCGS Nos: 2205, 2206, 2207, 2387, 2388, 2389

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 66,831,502
Proofs: 2,262

Designer: James B. Longacre

Diameter: 19 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 95%
Tin and Zinc - 5%

Weight: 3.11 grams

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) below the bow of the wreath on the reverse

Recent appearances:
PCGS graded Proof 67 Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, lot 1147, illustrated, where it was described as follows: "…A superb example, one of the finest graded. Moderately deep mirrors with bright frosty devices. Essentially perfect.", sold for $6,325.00

PCGS Proof-66 Red and Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1418

NGC Proof-65 Red and Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 277, not illustrated, sold for $518.00

NGC Proof-64 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7649, not illustrated, sold for $345.00

ICG Proof-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 278, not illustrated, sold for $150.00

Very Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 173, sold for $747.50

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 192, not plated, sold for $126.50

PCGS MS-66, Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1312, illustrated, sold for $1,667.00

PCGS MS-66 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7598, not illustrated, sold for $1,035.00

PCGS MS-65, Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1313, not illustrated, sold for $690.00  From the Howard R. Newcomb collection of Indian Cents, purchased June 30, 1944 from J.G. Macallister

ANACS MS-65 Red-Brown.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 241, "Repunched 90, Snow-4, Rarity-unassigned", illustrated, sold for $161.00

NGC MS-64 Red.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 5913, not plated, sold for $74.75

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated Brown examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-65BN's.

The finest Uncirculated Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66RB.

The finest Uncirculated Red examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-67RD's.

The finest Proof Brown example graded by PCGS is a single PR-67BN.

The finest Proof Red-Brown example graded by PCGS is a single PR-67RB.

The finest Proof Red examples graded by PCGS are 8 PR-67RD's.

The finest Cameo Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-64.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service