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    Famous 1856 Flying Eagle Cent
    Rare Snow-1 Die Pairing

    1856 1C Genuine PCGS. Proof. Snow-1. The PCGS number ending in .97 suggests Environmental Damage as the reason, or one of the reasons, that PCGS deemed this coin not gradable. In our opinion, this coin has the details of an XF specimen that has light corrosion. Most specimens of the 1856 Flying Eagle cent are either Snow-9 or Snow-3, but this the rare Snow-1 variety, identified by a tilted ONE CENT. This famous transitional pattern retains most of its original detail, but the surfaces display a few areas of light corrosion and a few minor abrasions in the obverse field.

    Weight: 4.67 grams

    Metal: 88% Copper, 12% Nickel


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    January, 2012
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