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1858 Nice About Very Fine Large Letters Flying Eagle Copper-Nickel Cent or Penny

  • $ 77.77

Description: A nice about very fine copper-nickel Flying Eagle cent or penny. This coin represents a specimen of the large letter variety 1858 issue (please review the scans to confirm the variety). The coin is better than the photos suggest and shows wear commensurate with its age and use. The coin shows a flying eagle with the words "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" surrounding it and the date below on the obverse. The reverse shows the denomination spelled out within a wreath. This is a nice looking coin, which shows a beautiful design with no obvious detrimental issues. These coins were designed by James Longacre. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1858.

Mint: Philadelphia.

Size and Weight: 4.5 grams of a copper-nickel alloy and is 19 mm in diameter.

References: This is KM# 85 and is listed in page 125 in "2019 US Coin R. S. Yeoman (The Official Red Book), 72nd edition, Jeff Garrett, Senior Editor, Published by Whitman Publishing, LLC, Atlanta, GA".

Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping are very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. The coin is graded as a good Fine to about very fine. The coin appears to be problem free with honest wear commensurate with its age and circulated state. It has wear to the front and back. The wear is throughout and evenly distributed. Please see photos for details. A nice coin to add to your collection. Please see photos for additional condition information.


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