1 Cent "Flying Eagle Cent"

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1856-1858
Value 1 Cent (0.01 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Copper-nickel (.880 copper, .120 nickel)
Weight 4.67 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 14014
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 85
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

An Eagle in flight with the country name above and the date below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
1856

Engraver: James Barton Longacre Read more on Wikipedia

James Barton Longacre was an American portraitist and engraver, and from 1844 until his death the fourth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint.

Reverse

Value within wreath

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ONE
CENT

Engraver: James Barton Longacre Read more on Wikipedia

James Barton Longacre was an American portraitist and engraver, and from 1844 until his death the fourth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint.

Edge

Plain

Mint

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)

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General

1858

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1856  2 134 1.7% Pattern
1856  1 500 0.4% Proof Pattern
1857  17 450 000 $ 9.50 $ 19 $ 31 $ 46 $ 110 $ 110 63%
1857  485 0.5% Proof
1858  24 600 000 $ 9.40 $ 16 $ 30 $ 33 $ 110 48% large letters
1858  100 0.5% large letters; Proof
1858  1.0% overdate 8/7
1858  $ 14 $ 23 $ 31 $ 35 $ 120 29% small letters
1858  200 1.0% small letters; Proof

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