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Indian Head prototype

Experimental Indian Head cent struck without the L on the ribbon and with a medal-reverse die alignment. Thick flan in pure copper with a plain edge.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society

U.S. Federal Issue, 1863

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 1958; Judd 299

Accession Number

98.1525

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins