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1856 Flying Eagle Cent NGC PF65

2021-01-20 23:56:00
1856 Flying Eagle Cent NGC PF65

1856 Flying Eagle Cent NGC PF65


The Flying Eagle Cent, designed by James Barton Longacre, was minted from 1856 to 1858. In 1856, the Philadelphia Mint struck 1,500 examples of the Flying Eagle Cent. This example has been graded in Proof 65 condition. Out of all 1856-P Flying Eagle Cents, only 90 have been graded in PF65 condition with just 17 finer known examples. With so few examples graded higher than this one, this stunning coin is not only a Condition Rarity, but is also among the finest known examples of the issue.


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Denomination Cent
Series Flying Eagle
Composition Copper
Year 1856
Mint Philadelphia (P)
Grade MS64
Mintage 1,500
Population in Grade 90
Finer Known Examples 17