Monomoy 3
1C FLYING EAGLE (1856-1858)





Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: CENTS - FLYING EAGLE
Item Description: 1C 1857 EAGLE
Full Grade: NGC MS 66
Owner: CC Angler

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: Monomoy 3   Score: 5291
Monomoy   Score: 5291
Monomoy 4   Score: 5291
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

Mintage: 17,450,000
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Copper-Nickel

NGC, MS66, Flying Eagle Cent
Gem Unc 13 non-higher NGC (Top Pop)

Most pieces are less than fully struck. Weakness most often appears on the eagle's head and tail, as these features were opposite the wreath and thus had to compete its die cavity for metal fill.

This example is fully struck with very few marks. There is a small planchet void at 12:00 on the reverse.

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