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    PR63 Judd-204 1858 Flying Eagle Cent

    1858 P1C Flying Eagle Cent, Judd-204, Pollock-248, R.5, PR63 NGC.
    Design.
    The Small Flying Eagle obverse of 1858 is combined with the Oak Wreath With Shield reverse. Struck in copper-nickel with a plain edge.

    Commentary.
    Another R.5 1858 Flying Eagle cent pattern; like some others of the year, this design also saw some copper strikes, but they are rated R.8, with only a tiny handful of survivors known.

    Physical Description.
    The pretty golden-tan surfaces on this conservatively graded piece show a few minor, undistracting flecks along with a bold strike and lots of eye appeal. NGC Census: 8 in PR63, 17 finer. PCGS Population: 19 in PR63, 29 finer. (12/08).

    Provenance.
    Ex: Central States Numismatic Society Auction (RARCOA, 4/1975), lot 357.
    From The Lemus Collection, Queller Family Collection Part Two.


    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29BK, PCGS# 11871)


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

    View all of [The Lemus Collection, Queller Family Collection Part Two ]

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    7th-11th Wednesday-Sunday
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