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1877 Indian Head Cent PCGS MS66RD

2022-05-26 07:46:00
1877 Indian Head Cent PCGS MS66RD

1877 Indian Head Cent PCGS MS66RD


The 1877 Indian Head Cent became an instant key date rarity because of its tiny mintage of just 852,500 coins. The previous year, the Philadelphia Mint struck nearly 8 million examples of the Indian Head Cent and the year after another nearly 6 million examples. Even coins in the lowest grades sell for immense premiums because of the desirability of this key date. Only 8 coins of this issue have been graded in Mint State 66 Red condition with just 1 graded a half grade higher in MS66+ RD. Without a doubt, this is among the finest known of this crucial key date Indian Head Cent issue.


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Denomination $0.01
Series Indian Head Cent
Composition Copper
Year 1877
Mint Philadelphia (P)
Grade MS66RD
Mintage 852,500
Population in Grade 8
Finer Known Examples 1

Absolute and Condition Rarity, Red