As of June, 2024, a 1882 Penny, RD in uncirculated specimen can be valued between $185.00 and $12,000.00, depending on its grade and strike quality.

Looking back at auction records, the highest price was achieved by a Mint State grade that was hammered at $11,456.25 in the 05/16/2019 by renowned auctioneer Legend Rare Coin Auctions, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: James Barton Longacre
Edge: Plain
Diameter: 19.00 millimeters
Weight: 3.11 grams
Mintage: 3,100
Mint: Philadelphia
Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc
Series: Indian Cents 1859-1909

1882 Penny, Rd (Proof) – Price Chart

If you are aware of your coin’s grade, refer to the following chart to determine its value:


If you are unsure of the grade, you can assess it based on the coin’s condition. More detailed information here.

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
Mint State185.0012,000.001,793.46

Please note that the estimated values are derived from the latest data in the PCGS Price Guide and are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. We strongly recommend reviewing actual auction records, which can be filtered by grade. For further insights, refer to our analysis report, which is based on these data.

Also, there are multiple versions of the 1882 Indian Cent. We recommend checking the values of these coins as well to ensure a comprehensive assessment.

Coin NameMin Circulated Price($)Max Circulated Price($)Min Uncirculated Price($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
1882 Penny, BN (Regular Strike)2.00105.00110.00500.00
1882 Penny, BN (Proof)N/AN/A150.003,150.00
1882 Penny, RB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A100.001,100.00
1882 Penny, RD (Regular Strike)N/AN/A280.0026,000.00
1882 Penny MPD FS-302 S-6 (009.43), RB (Regular Strike)N/AN/A500.007,000.00
1882 Penny MPD FS-302 S-6 (009.43), BN (Regular Strike)18.00415.00450.001,250.00
1882 Penny, RB (Proof)N/AN/A175.003,150.00
1882 Penny, CAM (Proof)N/AN/A500.005,750.00

Coins listed have various mint marks and designations indicating where they were minted and if they are special strikes. To learn more about what the different mint marks and designations mean, please refer to our Mint Mark Chart and Coin Designation Reference Chart.

1882 Penny, Rd (Proof) – Auction Chart & Report

This tool is very user-friendly. Simply select the coin grade, and our system will provide detailed information including:

  • Lowest Sale Price
  • Highest Sale Price
  • Average Sale Price
  • Most Recent Sale Price
  • Number of Sales
  • Sales Volume

You can also select different time periods for your query: 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years, or All time, with the default set to All time.

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Grade Impact Analysis

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)

The chart shows the min and max prices for the 1882 Penny, RD (Proof) coin across various grades from MS-60 to MS-67. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-67 having the highest max price $11,456.25.

Within each grade, there is also variability in prices, likely due to factors like specific coin characteristics or market conditions at time of sale. Overall, the chart illustrates how coin grade is a key driver of value for this particular 1882 Penny, RD (Proof).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1882 Penny, RD (Proof) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 76.25% share, followed by Bowers & Merena / Goldberg Auctioneers with 7.50% / 5.00% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 1882 Penny, RD (Proof) coin over the years. This visual representation traces the coin's value fluctuations, illustrating periods of increase, decrease, or stability in its average auction price.

Such a historical view is indispensable for collectors, investors, or researchers who are keen on comprehending the market dynamics and the coin's value trend over an extended period.

Raw Auction Records

Here are the lasted auction records from the auction history of the past years. You can filter these records by coin grade.

GradeGrade SourceSellerPrice($)Sold Date
MS-65NGCGoldberg Auctioneers1,076.0006/16/2021
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions630.0009/16/2020
MS-65PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions1,233.7501/30/2020
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions840.0001/12/2020
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions1,320.0009/08/2019
MS-67PCGSStack's Bowers9,600.0008/20/2019
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions1,500.0007/14/2019
MS-67PCGSLegend Rare Coin Auctions11,456.2505/16/2019
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions504.0005/01/2019
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions660.0010/24/2018
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions910.6306/20/2017
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions822.5004/26/2017
MS-64+PCGSHeritage Auctions564.0008/10/2016
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,176.1802/04/2016
MS-65+PCGSHeritage Auctions1,175.0002/04/2016
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,057.5001/06/2016
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions329.0001/03/2016
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions517.0010/29/2015
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,057.5008/16/2015
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions1,880.0007/12/2015
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions387.7502/03/2015
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,130.3501/07/2015
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions2,702.5001/08/2014
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,145.6301/08/2014
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,528.0009/25/2013
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,293.0007/11/2013
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions705.0003/21/2013
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,457.0003/21/2013
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions470.0002/07/2013
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,880.0001/09/2013
MS-66PCGSStack's Bowers3,450.0008/04/2012
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,725.0001/03/2012
MS-64NGCHeritage Auctions345.0001/03/2012
MS-66PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers1,898.0009/06/2011
MS-60ANACSHeritage Auctions207.0002/07/2011
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions7,475.0001/05/2011
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions1,898.0009/22/2010
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,150.0001/06/2010
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions978.0001/06/2010
MS-65PCGSBowers & Merena978.0008/05/2009
MS-67PCGSBowers & Merena6,038.0008/05/2009
MS-66PCGSBowers & Merena2,415.0008/05/2009
MS-65PCGSDavid Lawrence RC1,265.0007/06/2009
MS-64PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers776.0005/26/2009
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions1,150.0001/01/2009
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,380.0010/01/2008
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions8,050.0007/30/2008
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,070.0006/26/2008
MS-63PCGSBowers & Merena280.0006/01/2008
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions504.0010/02/2006
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions489.0008/13/2006
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions322.0004/26/2006
MS-66PCGSAmerican Numismatic Rarities2,300.0006/23/2005
MS-65PCGSBowers & Merena1,150.0004/07/2005
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,760.0003/24/2005
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions8,050.0001/12/2005
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions575.0011/04/2004
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,265.0009/09/2004
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,150.0008/18/2004
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions654.0007/14/2004
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,121.0002/25/2004
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions6,555.0001/07/2004
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions414.0001/07/2004
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions3,163.0001/07/2004
MS-66PCGSSuperior Galleries1,783.0007/27/2003
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions2,185.0005/01/2003
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,610.0001/08/2003
MS-66NGCHeritage Auctions1,898.0001/08/2003
MS-64NONEHeritage Auctions230.0001/08/2003
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,208.0001/01/2003
MS-64PCGSHeritage Auctions633.0007/27/2002
MS-65NGCHeritage Auctions805.0006/01/2002
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions1,668.0001/09/2002
MS-65PCGSHeritage Auctions2,990.0004/05/2001
MS-65PCGSGoldberg Auctioneers1,782.0002/16/2001
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions3,220.0001/04/2001
MS-65NONEBowers & Merena1,155.0009/22/1997
MS-66PCGSHeritage Auctions1,265.0008/16/1995