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1907 INDIAN HEAD CENT

PCGS Nos: 2226, 2227, 2228, 2408, 2409, 2410

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 108,137,143
Proofs: 1,475

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 Proof-67 Red and Brown.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 335, sold for $3,220.00

PCGS Proof 66, Red and Brown.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 4099, not illustrated, sold for $1,552.50

NGC Proof-66 Red and Brown.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1421

PCGS Proof-65 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6672, not illustrated, sold for $3,450.00

PCGS Proof-65 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7651, not illustrated, sold for $1,840.00

Gem Brilliant Proof.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 183, sold for $1,495.00

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 184, sold for $103.50

Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 168, "Lightly cleaned with a few carbon spots", not plated, sold for $51.75

NGC MS-66 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7606, not illustrated, sold for $471.50

PCGS MS-65, Red.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1328, not illustrated, sold for $483.00  From the Howard R. Newcomb collection of Indian Cents, purchased June 30, 1944 from J.G. Macallister

MS-65 Red.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5471, not illustrated, sold for $138.00

PCGS MS-64 Red.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 248, "Repunched 90, Snow-2, FND-002, Rarity-6", illustrated, sold for $253.00

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 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 4 MS-67RD's.

The finest Proof Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-66BN's.

The finest Proof Red-Brown examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-67RB's.

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

The finest Cameo Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-66. 

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