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

Number of
Required Items
3
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
67.429

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 challenge as well since it includes the 1856.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 The Best Eagles Flying 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 100.00% 66.14 67.00 67.00
2 Foreside Collection 100.00% 65.57 66.00 66.00
3 Wright 100.00% 65.43 65.43 65.43
4 The Leningrad Dutch Collection 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 100.00% 65.29 R 65.29 65.29
5 Dino 100.00% 65.14 65.14 65.14

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 The Best Eagles Flying 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 100.00% 66.14 67.00 67.00
2 Foreside Collection 100.00% 65.57 66.00 66.00
3 Wright 100.00% 65.43 65.43 65.43
4 Dino 100.00% 65.14 65.14 65.14
5 Doc's MS Eagles 100.00% 64.93 64.93 64.93
6 D. L. Hansen Flying Eagle (1956-19580 100.00% 64.57 64.57 64.57
DLH
7 The Ouabache Collection 100.00% 64.50 64.50 64.50
8 Fly Like An Eagle 100.00% 62.86 62.86 62.86
9 George's Legacy Circulation Strike Flyers 100.00% 57.43 57.43 57.43
10 TomBender 2015 66.67% 65.33 65.33 56.00
11 MarkBen 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 66.67% 65.17 65.17 55.86
12 cmcisson3951 66.67% 64.00 64.00 54.86
13 chugum 66.67% 62.33 62.33 53.43
14 rkiefaber 66.67% 58.00 58.00 49.71
15 memorylaneinc 66.67% 30.00 30.00 25.71
16 R's Eagles 100.00% 25.14 25.14 25.14
17 Grimes Flyers 66.67% 65.00 65.00 18.57
18 Weintraub's Flying Eagles 66.67% 64.25 64.25 18.36
19 mikeg747 66.67% 64.00 64.00 18.29
20 ironmanl63 66.67% 63.50 63.50 18.14

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