Flying Eagle Cents with Major Varieties, Circulation Strikes (1856-1858)

Number of
Required Items
5
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
67.150

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 five pieces, but each one is a classic. There's the rare and ultra-popular 1856, the oh-so-tough-to-locate overdate of 1858/7, and the three "common dates." A short set, yes, but one that can be a 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 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 10 100.00% 65.90 66.70 66.70
2 Foreside Collection 100.00% 65.55 66.15 66.15
3 Wright 100.00% 65.45 65.75 65.75
4 Tom Bender 2010 100.00% 65.40 65.60 65.60
5 Ally Collection Of Flying Eagles 2004 2005 100.00% 65.30 R 65.50 65.50

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 The Best 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 10 100.00% 65.90 66.70 66.70
2 Foreside Collection 100.00% 65.55 66.15 66.15
3 Wright 100.00% 65.45 65.75 65.75
4 Tom Bender 2010 100.00% 65.40 65.60 65.60
5 MarkBen 100.00% 65.30 65.50 65.50
6 D. L. Hansen. Flying Eagle Cents. (1856-1858) 100.00% 64.75 64.95 64.95
DLH
7 Soaring Eagles 100.00% 64.85 64.85 64.85
8 Dino 100.00% 64.60 64.60 64.60
9 The Indiana Cabinet 100.00% 64.20 64.20 64.20
10 A.R. Nordquist AU Eagles 100.00% 58.00 58.00 58.00
10 rkiefaber 100.00% 58.00 58.00 58.00
12 Somerville Set 80.00% 62.00 62.00 55.80
13 chugum 80.00% 62.75 62.75 50.20
14 Steve's Excellent Flying Eagle Major Varieties 60.00% 62.86 62.86 44.00
15 Don's Indians 100.00% 42.20 42.20 42.20
16 Steve's Flying Eagles 20.00% 63.00 63.00 31.50
17 pa770 80.00% 62.60 62.60 31.30
18 Paul'sPennies 80.00% 62.40 62.40 31.20
19 MaxwellDawg 80.00% 57.60 57.60 28.80
20 sbehar 80.00% 54.40 54.40 27.20

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