Indian head penny

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Michelle Bock, Oct 31, 2020.

  1. Michelle Bock

    Michelle Bock New Member

    Can anyone see what year is on this coin I think it's 1805 but not sure

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  3. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis College Dorm Collector

    Assuming 1885. There are no 1805 Indian head cents.
  4. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis College Dorm Collector

    I retract my above statement, looks to be 1895.
  5. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Looks like 1895 to me.
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  6. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    It has to be 1895. The last feather is between “CA” not “IC” as it would on an 1885 cent.

    The hub change came in 1886. Check out the Red Book to see what I mean.
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  7. goossen

    goossen Senior Member

    I tried to enhance the picture a bit, it's 1895. You see, the upper part of the 3rd digit, the circle, is smaller that the 2nd. So it has to be a 9 and not an 8.
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  8. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Well-Known Member

    Unless you own the photo you show with no connections , stop posting it
    with no relation to the thread!
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  9. Inspector43

    Inspector43 72 Year Collector

    If you will put a drop of alcohol on it you may be able to read the date.
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  10. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Welcome to CT Michelle. It is helpful to many if you post your photos FULL IMAGE (two choices appear after you upload your photo, click on Full Image).
    I believe you have your answer that the cent is 1895 but I can certainly see why you questioned the date. That's what is so nice about this forum. Good luck in the future.
  11. Michelle Bock

    Michelle Bock New Member

    Thanks to everyone who replied to my question and I can now see that you're all right in that it says 1895 so I can now look to see what history there is about it so again thank y'all bunches and hope your having a wonderful Halloween weekend stay safe
  12. Michelle Bock

    Michelle Bock New Member

    I understand what you're trying to say what do you mean by unless I own the photo that is my photo I took it with my phone so if you could please explain what you're trying to say I would really appreciate it thank you
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  13. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Well-Known Member

    I didn't say that . A moderator did .
  14. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis College Dorm Collector

    It was the moderator removing the photo he posted as it had nothing to do with your coin. That is why it is red.
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  15. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Well-Known Member

    Yes and I deleted it . I see others do it and It wasn't my attention to divert the subject at hand . Sorry all .
  16. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis College Dorm Collector

    dont be sorry sal im not mad. I'm just bad at expressing over text.
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  17. Michelle Bock

    Michelle Bock New Member

    Okay thank you and I apologize for sounding the way I did
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  18. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Well-Known Member

    Oh , No problem . I'm not mad either .:cool:
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