1890 Indian head penny value?

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  1. UnitedStates1

    UnitedStates1 New Member

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    Found this metal detecting
     
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  3. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Nice find,common date i would say at least a few bucks.
     
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  4. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    Priceless .... You found it !! Love Indian heads, every time I've dug them myself.
     
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  5. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    You're not going to get much for her in that shape. If you can't use it, give it to a kid, it might spark an interest in the hobby, you never know.
     
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  6. Omegaraptor

    Omegaraptor Gobrecht / Longacre Enthusiast

    For a corroded common date like that, you'd get maybe a buck. The story behind it is worth a lot more, IMO.
     
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  7. Joshg1928

    Joshg1928 Active Member

    I was pulled into to hobby by an IHC, similar to this. A gift from my father, and here I am, fruitlessly collecting now for about 20 years. Within my collection, the value comes orimarily from the stories and history. So to me, this is priceless. That being said, if you pitched me a story, I’d pay $3 for it.

    I’ve been looking into metal detecting with no clue where to start... ‘‘tis the purest form of treasure hunting, if you’d ask me.
     
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  8. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis 2 years on CT! Supporter

    I like the color it took on underground. Sometimes I really like dug coins.
     
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  9. Vess1

    Vess1 CT SP VIP

    More sentimental value than dollar value. If it was sent in to be graded it would receive a details grade, "environmental damage" or corrosion. The soil in some areas are harsher on coins than other areas.
     
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  10. Eric the Red

    Eric the Red Supporter! Supporter

    Cool find. Keep it. I still have my first Indian head I found metal detecting 1907.
     
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  11. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    You found it 114 years ago? Get out of here! :D
     
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  12. Eric the Red

    Eric the Red Supporter! Supporter

    I'm no spring chicken lol
     
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