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    1855 Flying Eagle Cent in Copper
    Judd-167 Original, PR63+ Brown

    1855 P1C Flying Eagle Cent, Judd-167 Original, Pollock-193, R.5 PR63+ Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. A large cent-sized Flying Eagle pattern featuring a hooked-neck eagle, slanting 5s on the obverse, and ONE CENT in the center of the reverse surrounded by a thick laurel wreath similar to that of a Coronet cent. Struck in copper with a plain edge. This design was produced in a variety of compositions, including oroide, copper-nickel, German silver, and pure nickel. This Original copper representative features mahogany-brown surfaces and glints of original reddish color. Sharply struck from clashed dies.
    Collecting Patterns – A Brief History and Commentary

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29AE, PCGS# 11709)


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    November, 2020
    19th-22nd Thursday-Sunday
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