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Flying Eagle Cents Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1856-1858)

Number of Required Items

3
Current Finest Possible Set Rating

67.143

This is the first small cent issued. In the opinion of most collectors it is also the most beautiful copper (or copper-nickel) coin ever struck. The Mint State set involves only three pieces. A short set, yes, but one that's a tremendous challenge as well, especially in MS65.


All Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 The Best Eagles Flying 2016 100.00% 65.71 65.86 65.86
2 TomBender 2015 100.00% 65.43 65.71 65.71
3 Wright 100.00% 65.36 65.50 65.50
4 The Leningrad Dutch Collection 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 100.00% 65.29 R 65.43 65.43
4 MarkBen 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 100.00% 65.29 65.43 65.43

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating
1 The Best Eagles Flying 2016 100.00% 65.71 65.86 65.86
2 TomBender 2015 100.00% 65.43 65.71 65.71
3 Wright 100.00% 65.36 65.50 65.50
4 MarkBen 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 100.00% 65.29 65.43 65.43
5 FJ Collection Flying Eagles 100.00% 65.14 65.14 65.14
6 Foreside Collection 100.00% 64.71 65.00 65.00
7 The Ouabache Collection 100.00% 64.29 64.29 64.29
7 rkiefaber 100.00% 64.29 64.29 64.29
9 cmcisson3951 100.00% 64.00 64.00 64.00
10 chugum 100.00% 62.57 62.57 62.57
11 Fly Like An Eagle 66.67% 61.67 61.67 52.86
12 memorylaneinc 100.00% 34.57 34.57 34.57
13 2Roads2Far 100.00% 32.86 32.86 32.86
14 R's Eagles 100.00% 25.14 25.14 25.14
15 MarvinkGibbs 66.67% 65.50 65.50 18.71
16 Pebble Collection 66.67% 65.00 65.00 18.57
16 lgrimes 66.67% 65.00 65.00 18.57
18 Simon's Flying Eagles 66.67% 64.50 64.50 18.43
19 Weintraub's Flying Eagles 66.67% 64.25 64.25 18.36
20 M 66.67% 63.50 63.50 18.14

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