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    PCGS 1858 Flying Eagle Cent, Judd-203, R.5, PR 65. Flying Eagle pattern differing from the Gobrecht inspired eagle of the adopted design. Attributed to Longacre, but close examination of the lettering suggest that Anthony Paquet may have also been involved. The reverse has the Longacre oak wreath with laurel branch and arrows, another unaborted design. Struck in copper-nickel with a plain edge. Needle sharp strike with even gold toning. Distinctly superior to the Stack's William Moore Brilliant Proof that brought $2,000 in March 1992.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29BJ, PCGS# 11869)


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    July, 1993
    28th-31st Wednesday-Saturday
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