Indian Head Cent Design Hub Types
Changes to the Indian Head Cent design occurred in 1860, 1864, 1870, 1886, and 1909. These different designs create entire avenues for collecting and research. For instance, 1864 is a very popular year not only because of the Civil War, but because the mint made design alterations and changed from copper-nickel planchets to bronze.
1860 Pointed/Rounded Bust Design Change