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    1857 Flying Eagle Cent, MS65+
    CAC-Approved Type Coin

    1857 1C MS65+ PCGS. CAC. There are students of the Flying Eagle cent series who pursue major and minor die varieties of each issue, but most collectors collect these coins by type. The present Plus-graded Gem is ideal for a high-quality small cent type set. Each side displays vibrant copper-orange luster and exceptionally clean surfaces. Strike sharpness is above average on the eagle's tailfeathers. Finer 1857 Flying Eagle cents are rare. CAC: 70 in 65, 10 finer (1/21).(Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2276, PCGS# 2016)

    Weight: 4.70 grams

    Metal: 88% Copper, 12% Nickel


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    February, 2021
    23rd-25th Tuesday-Thursday
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