Menu
Welcome Sign-In | Join Now
Sold for Sign-in or Join (free & quick) includes Buyer's Premium (BP) 

Description

1855 Flying Eagle Cent Pattern, Judd-171a
Struck in German Silver, PR62
Possibly Unique Metallurgical Composition

1855 P1C Flying Eagle Cent, Judd-171a, Pollock-196, R.8, PR62 NGC. An eagle flying left dominates the obverse, 13 stars are arranged around the periphery, the date 1855 is below. On the reverse, the denomination ONE CENT is centered within a laurel wreath, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is at the border. Struck in German silver with a plain edge. This piece is similar in composition and weight to the Judd-171a we offered in our October Dallas Auction. The weight of this piece is 116.9 grains, and the composition is 67% copper, 19% nickel, and 14% zinc. The coin in our Dallas Sale was 68/17/15. Like that coin, this one is also softly struck (undoubtedly because of the high nickel content), and there is evidence of die clashing on each side. The surfaces have the appearance of a 1860-1864 copper-nickel cent whose original color has not diminished. The fields are remarkably deep in their reflectivity, especially given the hardness of the nickel alloy. A pair of vertical, dark-colored planchet laminations in the center of the obverse uniquely identify this particular pattern. (PCGS# 11737)

Service and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  | NGC Coin Grading Guarantee  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Glossary of Terms

Auction Info

Auction Dates
December, 2009
3rd-6th
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 11
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 486

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

Heritage membership

940,605
bidder-members
$885,447,626
sold in the last year

Join Now - It's Free

VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 

Consignments wanted

Consign to the 2015 December 8 - 9 World Coins Signature Auction - Dallas.

Learn about consigning with us

Very professional and pleasant to work with.
R.H. ,
Townsend, MA
View More Testimonials

HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com

Video tutorial

Getting the most out of search

Recent auctions

2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
REALIZED $8,332,129
2015 April 9 - 14 CICF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 April 9 - 14 CICF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $6,503,481
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 April 22 - 28 CSNS Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $10,592,191

© 2015 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved