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1856 (S-3) Flying Eagle Cent

Eldorado9Eldorado9 Posts: 1,919 ✭✭✭✭✭

I'm beyond thrilled to have recently acquired this gorgeous little S-3 flyer. The S-3 is the original made to be passed out to congress, as a way of promoting the new smaller diameter cent. There were subsequent restrikes made to satisfy collector demand which was very high at the time. Technically the coin is considered a pattern, as the Flying Eagle cent made it's official debut in 1857. It's a coin I have dreamed about for decades, ever since I saw it in my 1972 RS Yeoman Redbook. Dreams come true!

Show your flyers. (or any coin dated 1856)

Pf-64+ CAC/Eagle Eye


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