How can you tell if an Indian head penny is real?
The most obvious sign of a bad fake is the shape of the numerals in the date. Often times, the digits are uneven, distorted, and plain horrible. Other fakes are much more convincing and can only be identified by looking for die markers. Other give-always tend to be the color and quality of the planchets.
How much is a 1864 coin worth?
Two Cent Coin Values Are Rising
|1864 2-Cent (Small Motto)||$225||$850|
|1864 2-Cent (Large Motto)||$15||$50|
How can you tell if an Indian Head penny is uncirculated?
Tilt the coin from side to side under a good light. If the mint luster on the high points is unbroken, then the coin is uncirculated. If there is wear, then it is not uncirculated.
How much is an 1890 Indian Head penny worth?
The 1890 Indian Head penny is worth around $3 in good condition. In very fine condition the value is around $7. In extremely fine condition the value is around $16. In uncirculated condition the price is around $60 for coins with an MS 60 grade.