1856 - 1858 Flying Eagle Cent Facts

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 Flying Eagle Cent
Flying Eagle Cents
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Flying Eagle Cent Specifications

Designer:

James Barton Longacre using Christian Gobrecht's eagle design

Diameter:

19 millimeters

Content:

88% copper 12% nickel

Weight:

4.7 grams

Edge:

Plain
Year/ Mint MarkCirculation StrikesProof Strikes
1856About 750About 1500
185717,450,000About 500
185824,600,000About 180

Mint Mark Legend

There are no mintmarks on these coins, all coins were minted in Philadelphia.
Mint MarkMintDate of Operation
NonePhiladelphia1793-present

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1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT GOOD/VG DETAILS
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  GOOD/VG DETAILS
1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT TINY ONLY 16 MM DIAMETER
1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  TINY ONLY 16 MM DIAMETER
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT FINE/VF DETAILS
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  FINE/VF DETAILS
1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT LARGE LETTERS FINE/VF DETAILS
1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  LARGE LETTERS FINE/VF DETAILS
1857 FLYING EAGLE CENT EXTRA FINE XF COPPER NICKEL PENNY UNCLEANED
1857 FLYING EAGLE CENT EXTRA FINE XF COPPER NICKEL PENNY UNCLEANED
1856 1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT METAL DETECTOR FIND?
1856 1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  METAL DETECTOR FIND?
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT GOOD DETAILS
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  GOOD DETAILS
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT FINE DETAILS
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  FINE DETAILS
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT UNIQUE DAMAGE
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  UNIQUE DAMAGE
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT METAL DETECTOR FIND? CRUSTY
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  METAL DETECTOR FIND? CRUSTY
1856 1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT METAL DETECTOR FIND?
1856 1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  METAL DETECTOR FIND?
1856 1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT METAL DETECTOR FIND?
1856 1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  METAL DETECTOR FIND?
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT GOOD DETAILS
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  GOOD DETAILS
1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT SMALL LETTERS VG/FINE DETAILS
1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT SMALL LETTERS VG/FINE DETAILS
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT VG DETAILS
1857 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  VG DETAILS
1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT LARGE LETTERS ABOUT GOOD DETAILS
1858 FLYING EAGLE PENNY CENT  LARGE LETTERS ABOUT GOOD DETAILS

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