1867 1C, CAM (Proof)

Series: Indian Cents 1859-1909

PCGS PR66CAM

PCGS PR66CAM

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PCGS PR66CAM

PCGS PR66CAM

PCGS PR65CAM

PCGS PR65CAM

PCGS #:
82290
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
19.00 millimeters
Weight:
3.11 grams
Mintage:
625
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - PCGS Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - NGC Graded

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR66CAM PCGS grade
1 PR66CAM PCGS grade
1 PR66CAM PCGS grade
1 PR66CAM estimated grade

Heritage 4/2015:5945, $14,100

5 PR65CAM PCGS grade
5 PR65CAM PCGS grade
5 PR65CAM PCGS grade
5 PR65CAM PCGS grade
5 PR65CAM PCGS grade
5 PR65CAM PCGS grade
#1 PR66CAM PCGS grade
#1 PR66CAM PCGS grade
#1 PR66CAM PCGS grade
#1 PR66CAM estimated grade

Heritage 4/2015:5945, $14,100

#5 PR65CAM PCGS grade
#5 PR65CAM PCGS grade
#5 PR65CAM PCGS grade
#5 PR65CAM PCGS grade
#5 PR65CAM PCGS grade
#5 PR65CAM PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

In 1867, the U.S. Mint sold 625 Proof Indian Head Cents at a premium to collectors and, presumably, a few dealers. Today, the majority of the original mintage still survives, as evidenced by the PCGS Population Report, which shows forty percent of the mintage in a variety of grades and colors. This does not count the hundreds of raw coins that are either ungradable or have not yet come through the grading services. Of those that are certified, the majority are Red & Brown. Red examples are the next most plentiful, followed by Brown examples, then Cameo examples (which are understood to be Red). PCGS has not yet certified any Deep Cameo 1867 Cents. It is possible that some of the Red examples could shift over to the Cameo designation upon reexamination, as PCGS did not recognize Cameo Proofs in the early days.

Among the Cameo examples, the best are at the PR66CAM level.