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U.S. Coin Values: Flying Eagle Cents (Proof).

About 1858 Flying Eagle 1c CAM Large Letters

From a total mintage of 300 coins for the year, the large letters variety is the scarcer of the two letter types with a mintage of 100, half of the reported small letters variety. With that said any proof Flying Eagle is scarce, and underrated especially compared to the 1856, with a mintage close to 1,500 coins. Proof examples of this issue are truly underrated.

Obverse: An eagle with wings extended in full flight fills the central obverse design with the words UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the top periphery. The date is centered at the bottom.

Reverse: The reverse bears the denomination of ONE CENT in the center surrounded by a wreath bearing a ribbon tied in at the bottom center.

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Coin Date: 1858
Denomination: 1c / Cent
Designation: PR
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 100
Coinage Type: Flying Eagle
Coinage Years: 1856-1858
Composition: 0.880 Copper; 0.120 Nickel
Variety: Flying Eagle
Variety 2: Large Letters
Strike Type: Proof
Diameter: 19 mm
Weight: 4.67 gr
Designer: James B. Longacre
Edge: Plain
PCGS #: 82042
NGC ID: 227C
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