Small Cents

Societies

Encyclopedias

Type PCGS
CoinFacts
NGC Coin
Explorer
Breen's Proof
Encyclopedia
Wikis
Coinpage WikiCoins PCGS Wikipedia
Flying Eagle PCGS NGC Breen Coinpage WikiCoins PCGS Wikipedia
Indian Head PCGS NGC Breen Coinpage WikiCoins No Shield
Copper Nickel
Bronze
Wikipedia
Lincoln Cent (Wheat) PCGS NGC Breen Coinpege WikiCoins PCGS Wikipedia
Lincoln Cent (Modern) PCGS Memorial
Bicentennial
Breen

Grading

Current Pricing

Type PCGS NGC Redbook FMV Heritage Other Auction Prices Realized
PCGS NGC Heritage Other
Flying Eagle PCGS NGC Redbook FMV Heritage Historical PCGS NGC Heritage E-bay Upcoming

E-bay Completed
Indian Head PCGS NGC Redbook Circ Strike
Proof
Historical PCGS NGC Heritage
Lincoln Cent Wheat
Memorial
NGC Wheat
Memorial
Bicentennial
Shield
Wheat
Memorial
Heritage Historical Wheat
Lincoln Memorial
Wheat
Memorial
Bicentennial
Heritage

Population Reports

Type PCGS Certified NGC Certified CAC Certified
Flying Eagle PCGS NGC CAC
Indian Head PCGS NGC 1859
1860-1864
Bronze
Lincoln Wheat PCGS NGC CAC
Lincoln Memorial PCGS Memorial
Bicentennial
CAC

Varieties

Articles

Significant Collections of Interest

Counterfeit Information

Articles on Counterfeits

Issue Common Counterfeit
1856Date Alteration (from 1858)
Spark Erosion
1857Spark Erosion
1858Spark Erosion
1877Date Alteration
Transfer Dies
1909-S IHCAlteration - Added Mint Mark
Transfer Dies
1909-S LincolnAlteration - Added Mint Mark
Transfer Dies
1909-S VDBAlteration - Added Mint Mark or VDB
Transfer Dies
1914-DAlteration - Added Mint Mark
Date Alteration
1922 no DAlteration - Removed Mint Mark
1955 Doubled DieTransfer Dies
1972 Doubled DieTransfer Dies

Essential Reference Books

  1. Bowers, Q. David, 2008. A Guide Book of Lincoln Cents. Whitman Publishing, Atlanta, GA.
  2. Breen, Walter, 1988. Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins. Doubleday/FCI Press, New York, NY.
  3. Fivaz, Bill and J.T. Stanton, 2009. The Cherrypickers' Guide to Rare Die Varieties, 5th Edition, Volume 1. Whitman Publishing, Atlanta, GA.
  4. Lange, David W., 2005. The Complete Guide to Lincoln Cents. Zyrus Press.
  5. Snow, Richard, 2001. A Guide Book of Flying Eagle & Indian Head Cents. Whitman Publishing, Atlanta, GA.
  6. Snow, Richard, 2001. The Flying Eagle & Indian Cent Attribution Guide 1856-1858. Eagle Eye Rare Coins, Tuscon, AZ.
  7. Snow, Richard, 2001. The Flying Eagle & Indian Cent Attribution Guide 1859-1869. Eagle Eye Rare Coins, Tuscon, AZ.
  8. Snow, Richard, 2001. The Flying Eagle & Indian Cent Attribution Guide 1870-1889. Eagle Eye Rare Coins, Tuscon, AZ.
  9. Snow, Richard, 2006. The Flying Eagle & Indian Cent Attribution Guide 1890-1909. Eagle Eye Rare Coins, Tuscon, AZ.
  10. Wexler, John & Kevin Flynn, 1996. The Authoritative Reference on Lincoln Cents, Second Edition. Kyle Vick, Roswell, GA.