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1858 Cent Flying Eagle, Large Letters, DDO, FS-101, S-2

1858 Cent Flying Eagle, Large Letters, DDO, FS-101, S-2

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Greysheet Catalog Details (GSID: 213471)

The 1858 Cent is part of a series of Flying Eagle coins struck from 1856-1858. The specific variety is Flying Eagle. Struck in Philadelphia and designated as a Business (MS) strike, this coin is made of 0.880 Copper; 0.120 Nickel from a mintage of 24,600,000 struck.
Flying eagle cents were only issued for 3 years and remain popular in most any grade. This variety features larger lettering type than the small letters variety of the same year. On the large letters variety the A in AMERICA touches the eagle's tail.
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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Catalog Detail

GSID: 213471
Coin Date: 1858
Denomination: 1c / Cent
Designation: MS
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 24,600,000
Coinage Type: Flying Eagle
Coinage Years: 1856-1858
Composition: 0.880 Copper; 0.120 Nickel
Variety: Flying Eagle
Variety 2: Large Letters, DDO, FS-101, S-2
Strike Type: Business
Diameter: 19 mm
Weight: 4.67 gr
Coin Shape: Round
Designer: James B. Longacre
Obverse Lettering: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1858
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Lettering: ONE CENT
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
PCGS #: 37382
NGC ID: 2277

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