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Flying Eagle type

U.S. Federal Issue
1858
Designed and engraved by James Barton Longacre (American, 1794–1869), After Christian Gobrecht (American, about 1785–1844), and Titian Ramsay Peale (American, 1799–1885)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm.

Accession Number

01.1395

Medium or Technique

Copper-nickel

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Edge plain. OBV: Same as 01.1374. REV: Same as 01. 1374.
Like 01.7033 save for being a “small letter” variety
Obv: Letters “A” and “M” in “AMerica” do not join at bottom. CHECK this and for open E’s on reverse. CHECK wreath for variants (there are many).

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins