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Flying Eagle type

CHECK wreath for variants (there are many). 1 Cent, 1858. OBV: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around eagle flying left, date below.

Credit Line

Gift of William Preston

U.S. Federal Issue, 1858

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

01.7035

Medium or Technique

Copper-Nickel

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins