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Copper Nickel Indian Cent From The Civil War - Choose From Five Grades

Copper Nickel Indian Cent From The Civil War - Choose From Five Grades
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  • United States Copper Nickel Indian Cent From 1863 - Choose Good To Very Good, Fine, Very Fine, Extremely Fine, and About Uncirculated Condition - The First Nickel Was A Penny!

    These Indians circulated heavily during the Civil War and at the time were often called "nickels" or "nics" because their nickel composition gave them a much different color than the earlier dated large copper pennies that still circulated.

    When the Indian Cent went into production in 1859 they were struck in a copper nickel composition, this continued for six years, until when later in 1864 a bronze composition was adopted. Cents were struck in that same basic mixture for the next 100+ years.

    Specifications: Designer, James B. Longacre - Weight, 4.67 grams - Diameter, 19 mm - Composition, 88% Copper, 12% Nickel - Edge, Plain

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    • Author: andrew langer
      Great old coin in fantastic condition!!
    • Author: David Rider
      Great looking coins. All markings are very sharp. The two I received are both from 1862
    • Author: Renee Minett
      I ordered one and can not believe how great the coin looks! I definitely will order more!

      I can not believe that I have a coin that circulated during the Civil War. I wonder who touched it.

      It is a piece of history that is in beautiful condition.
    • Author: Glenn Brock
      A solid GOOD coin (as advertised) but not as nice as the photo shown (which to me looks more like a VG example).
    • Author: Jerry K
      As usual received shipment quickly. Coins were as advertised. Quality and service first class
    • Author: Dale Laursen
      I got a 1863 in the Fine grade. Another MP quality coin for condition and price.
    • Author: Glenn B.
      A solid Good example received. These are great to give as gifts to any Civil War buffs you may know, especially when given with the two and three cent coins as well. A nice buy!
    • Author: Eddie Rivera
      Very pleased with the coin I received.
    • Author: Michael Phillips
      I received the 6 Indian cents and I chose the upgrade...A perfect example of a historical coin, doesn't get any better than civil war period coins...The coins had very fine lines and great eye appeal...Couldn't be more pleased!!!
    • Author: Willis Gilkey
      Both grades as advertised. Thanks for the quick service.
    • Author: Steve Atterton
      now these are great I have a lot of indian heads but these are the icing on top of my indian head collection I am very proud of these good job m.p.
    • Author: Steven Kertesz
      Very nice coin and I think I will pick up a few more. Great piece of history.
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