Historical Importance of the Indian Head Cents - The Indian Head Cents, as coins, were considered as being one of the most popular 19th-century American series amongst collectors. Commonly referred to as the Indian Penny, the Indian Head Cents were officially introduced on the 1st of January, 1859.
Flying Eagle Cents – History - In 1856 the US Mint began producing a smaller, lighter one cent coin. The Flying Eagle Cent was the first of what collectors now refer to as "Small Cents" but it was not popular.
What is a Wheat Penny? (USA Cent) - Mostly referred to as a Wheat Penny, the Lincoln one cent is known also by other names such as straw penny, wheat head, wheatie or wheat back. These pennies were produced in the United Stated during the years of 1909-1958. Their value was one cent -- at the time. If you find one of these pennies, it could be valuable!
The 1909 “VDB” Cent Controversy - This article describes the trials and tribulations the 1909 VDB cent went through after it was placed into circulation in August 1909. It highlights the artist's problematic relationship with the Mint's Cheif Engraver, Charles Barber, and discusses how and why Victor David Brenner was chosen to redesign the US cent coin.
The Lincoln Cent: Enduring Over 100 Years - The Lincoln Cent, aka Wheat Penny, began mintage over 100 years ago in 1909 to honor the 100th birthday of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln.
1877 Indian Head Cent – A Rare Coin for the Appreciation of Coin Collectors - Some of the coins that have generally gained a lot of interest are the exceptionally beautiful coins like the 1877 Indian Head Cent
Lincoln Cents – World’s Most Popular Coin for Numismatists - By Pia Cartel Coin collecting can be a profitable investment however, it depends upon the kind of coins being collected and not on the amount [...]
Coin Collecting – US Cents of the 1940′s - Back in World War II- especially in 1943 – the metal demand for the war efforts in Europe changed the way pennies were made. The U.S. mint was home trying to find a way to decrease their use of copper so the copper in turn could be used to produce shell casings, bullets, bombs and guns for the troops.