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1858 Flying Eagle 1c PCGS MS66+ (Small Letters)

Tied for Finest Known!

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Degree of Toning: 2/10
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Item sold in auction: Internet Auction #1003.
Closed On: Sunday, March 11, 2018 8:13 PM.
For: $29,000.

1858 Flying Eagle 1c PCGS MS66+ (Small Letters)

DLRC #: 1468529 // PCGS #: 2020

A popular issue with none graded finer by either service. Tied with 3 others as the only PCGS MS66+ examples, this piece exudes gorgeous golden copper luster and fantastic eye appeal. We find the small letters variety to be slightly tougher and more desirable than the Large Letters. PCGS+ grade for premium quality at the top of end of the assigned grade.

  • Category Small Cents
  • Series Flying Eagle Cents
  • Type Flying Eagle
  • Years for Type 1856-1858
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Cent
  • Mint Location Philadelphia
  • Designer James B. Longacre
  • Composition 0.880 Copper; 0.120 Nickel
  • Weight 4.67g
  • Edge Type Plain