1860 Indian Head Cent Small Cents : Pointed Bust

Copper-Nickel Oak Wreath With Shield

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: James B Longacre
Metal Composition: 88% Copper - 12% Nickel

Diameter: 19 mm
Mass / Weight: 4.67 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1860 Pointed Bust vs Rounded Bust Indian Head Cent Penny
The 1860 "Pointed Bust" Indian Head Cent (Penny) is one major variety of this series. This is best identified by viewing the pointed bottom portion of the Indian bust. This part of the bust is slimmer than the rounded bust. The difference between the pointed bust vs rounded bust is shown in the example image of the coin above. Note the portion of the Indian bust between the arrows. Click the example image to enlarge.
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $0.0257

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