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    1857 Flying Eagle Cent, MS66
    Top-Grade CAC Type Coin

    1857 1C MS66 PCGS. CAC. The short-lived Flying Eagle cent, struck as a pattern in 1856 and for circulation in 1857 and 1858, is widely collected as a type coin. However, collectors have few examples from which to choose in high grades. This Premium Gem 1857 coin is a condition rarity, and no finer examples are certified. It is one of just nine pieces in this grade with CAC endorsement. The strike is sharp, and lustrous tan-gold surfaces yield exceptional preservation and eye appeal. Population: 25 in 66 (1 in 66+), 0 finer. CAC: 9 in 66, 0 finer (8/20).(Registry values: N4719)

    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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    September, 2020
    18th-20th Friday-Sunday
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