Minted between 1859 to 1909, Indian Head pennies can vary in price from $1 to over $3,000, depending upon their date, condition and where they were minted. Collectors grade a coin's condition on a scale of good, fine, extremely fine and uncirculated, with uncirculated coins fetching the highest value.
Indian Head pennies from 1877 carry the highest value due to their rarity. Pennies from 1908 and 1909 that were minted at the San Francisco Mint are also worth more than most other Indian Head pennies. Some other less common, and thus higher value, dates include 1873, 1872, 1871, 1869, 1867, 1866 and 1864 coins marked with an "L."Learn More
The value of an Indian Head Penny depends on its condition and year, with a good quality 1901 coin valued at $1, and an uncirculated coin valued at $28 as of 2014. A good condition Indian Head penny from 1879 is worth $6, while an uncirculated version is $104.Full Answer >
Indian head pennies are 1-cent coins that were issued by the United States Mint as currency between the years of 1859 and 1909. The 1891 issue of the penny trades for relatively high prices among coin collectors, as very few high-quality examples of it remain.Full Answer >
As of 2014, collectors value pennies minted in 1943 from 8 cents to $3.14, depending on the coin's condition and where it was minted. Coins in good condition minted in Philadelphia have the lowest value, while uncirculated coins minted at the San Francisco mint fetch the highest price.Full Answer >
The value of a U.S. 1942 penny ranges from 35 cents to $4.00, according to CoinTrackers. The value is based on the condition of the coin.Full Answer >