1858 1C J-198 PR (PCGS# 11856)

2003 November Signature Sale #334

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    11016
  • Grade:
    PR65
  • Price:
    $6,900.00
Lot Description
1858 P1C Flying Eagle Cent, Judd-198, Pollock-229, R.6-7, PR65 PCGS. The adopted Flying Eagle cent design with large letters on the obverse, while the reverse has a wide oak wreath with a broad, ornamental shield at the top. Struck in copper-nickel with a plain edge from slightly rotated dies. A well struck Gem with chestnut-gold and olive colors. A small mint-made planchet flaw is noted below the eagle's claw, and the otherwise immaculate surfaces have a few miniscule carbon flecks.
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