1858 1C J-191 PR (PCGS# 11840)
The November 2010 Baltimore Auction
Auctioneer: Bowers & Merena
Lot Number: 4677
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1858 Pattern Flying Eagle Cent. Judd-191, Pollock-233. Rarity-5. Proof-64 (PCGS). Eagle Eye Photo Seal. The obverse exhibits the same design that the mint used to strike regular issue 1858 Flying Eagle Cents of the Small Letters hub variety. The reverse exhibits the denomination ONE CENT surrounded by a laurel wreath comprised of five-leaf clusters. Struck in copper-nickel with a plan edge.<br /> A fully struck near-Gem with pretty tan-apricot color and traces of semi brilliance shining forth from the fields.