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    1857 Flying Eagle Cent, MS66
    Among the Finest Certified

    1857 1C MS66 PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Gold and amber-orange hues adorn each side of this Premium Gem Flying Eagle type coin. Satiny mint luster complements the unabraded nature of the surfaces, providing strong visual appeal. The wreath bowknot is sharp, although the usual softness is seen on the eagle's tailfeathers and the corresponding upper portion of the right wreath branch. The 1857 Flying Eagle cent is rare in this grade and unknown numerically finer. Population: 26 in 66 (1 in 66+), 0 finer (1/21).(Registry values: N4719)

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

    Weight: 4.70 grams

    Metal: 88% Copper, 12% Nickel


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    February, 2021
    23rd-25th Tuesday-Thursday
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