Indian Cents Basic Set, Circulation Strikes and Proof (1859-1909)

Number of
Required Items
107
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
69.882

The Indian cent is one of the most famous of all United States coins. It is a lengthy (51 years) and challenging series. There have been thousands of collectors who have put together sets of Indian cents, but most collections are comprised of low grade circulated coins. A collection of Indian cents is a major accomplishment, particularly if they are in gem condition and are full red or cameo examples. The key date of the circulation strikes has always been considered to be the low mintage 1877. Some other early dates, including the 1867 to 1873 issues are difficult to locate in top condition. In the proofs, it's not only the ultra-rare 1864-L that's a major challenge. Today, there are collectors vying for every date in the proof series with an ardor that is unprecedented. The proofs are beautiful and historic coins with small mintages, relatively low survival rates and an inclination to become spotty and/or cloud up. Another great (and fun) challenge!

Notes: This set has bonuses. Please see the Set Composition for a listing.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 TomBender 2011 100.00% 67.67 R 68.03 68.03
2 D. L. Hansen Circulation Strike and Proof Indian Cents 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 100.00% 67.65 67.75 67.75
DLH
3 chugum 100.00% 64.84 64.84 64.84
4 MG Toned Indians 88.79% 65.91 65.91 60.00
5 johnnylaw 100.00% 57.92 57.92 57.92

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 D. L. Hansen Circulation Strike and Proof Indian Cents 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 100.00% 67.65 67.75 67.75
DLH
2 chugum 100.00% 64.84 64.84 64.84
3 MG Toned Indians 88.79% 65.91 65.91 60.00
4 johnnylaw 100.00% 57.92 57.92 57.92
5 lostmountainman 87.85% 64.02 64.02 50.35
6 bristol warriors, proof and circ 62.62% 62.64 62.64 38.01
7 An_Albino_Rhino 62.62% 59.20 59.20 29.69
8 soybun 41.12% 62.85 62.85 19.07
9 andrew.w.kiel 19.63% 64.32 64.32 11.75
10 Walt's Indian Heads 28.97% 61.32 61.32 09.49
11 jdbooth 32.71% 26.68 26.68 05.86
12 croakerbc 16.82% 54.48 54.48 04.72
13 lopezjohn 44.86% 9.66 9.66 03.23
14 Vinny Kid 32.71% 13.23 13.23 02.46
15 RoadRunner60 1.87% 55.00 55.00 01.02
16 Time Travelers Coin Exchange 14.02% 9.23 9.23 00.89
17 BillW804 5.61% 24.45 24.45 00.83
18 fmsset 2.80% 32.38 32.38 00.80
19 zorknapp UPDATED 3.74% 50.60 50.60 00.78
20 Jeremy Hillary Boob, Ph.D. 5.61% 19.00 19.00 00.59

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