1888 1C, BN MS61BN Certification #12249502, PCGS #2166

Expert Comments

Jaime Hernandez

The 1888 Indian Cent is a common date in the Indian Head Cent series. There are still well over 1,000 examples that exist in circulated condition. It becomes scarce at about MS65 grade or higher. Anything grading MS66 or better is very scarce to rare.  

Diameter
19.00 millimeters
Designer
James Barton Longacre
Edge
Plain
Mintage
37489832
Weight
3.11 grams
Metal Content
95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
301
Pop Lower
293
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 5000 R-4.0 31 / 55 TIE 31 / 55 TIE
All Grades 200 R-7.0 33 / 55 TIE 33 / 55 TIE
60 or Better 10 R-9.5 10 / 55 TIE 10 / 55 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 Multiple (6) PCGS MS65BNs