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

Number of
Required Items
3
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
67.571

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 User
1 The Best Eagles Flying 2016 2017 2018 2019 100.00% 66.07 66.79 66.79
2 Foreside Collection 100.00% 65.50 65.79 65.79
3 TomBender 2015 100.00% 65.43 65.43 65.43
3 Wright 100.00% 65.43 65.43 65.43
5 The Leningrad Dutch Collection 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 100.00% 65.29 R 65.29 65.29

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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 100.00% 66.07 66.79 66.79
2 Foreside Collection 100.00% 65.50 65.79 65.79
3 TomBender 2015 100.00% 65.43 65.43 65.43
3 Wright 100.00% 65.43 65.43 65.43
5 MarkBen 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 100.00% 65.29 65.29 65.29
6 copperindian NEW 100.00% 64.79 64.79 64.79
7 D. L. Hansen Flying Eagle (1956-19580 100.00% 64.57 64.57 64.57
D.
8 The Ouabache Collection 100.00% 64.36 64.36 64.36
9 cmcisson3951 100.00% 64.00 64.00 64.00
10 Fly Like An Eagle 100.00% 62.86 62.86 62.86
11 chugum 100.00% 62.57 62.57 62.57
12 memorylaneinc 100.00% 34.57 34.57 34.57
13 R's Eagles 100.00% 25.14 25.14 25.14
14 MarvinkGibbs 66.67% 65.50 65.50 18.71
15 Pebble Collection 66.67% 65.00 65.00 18.57
15 Grimes Flyers 66.67% 65.00 65.00 18.57
17 Simon's Flying Eagles 66.67% 64.50 64.50 18.43
18 Weintraub's Flying Eagles 66.67% 64.25 64.25 18.36
19 M 66.67% 63.50 63.50 18.14
19 LA flying eagle cents 66.67% 63.50 63.50 18.14

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