1856 Eagle 1c Pf Flying Eagle Penny

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1856-P Flying Eagle Penny Value

The 1856-P flying eagle penny value ranges from $1 to $100,000 depending on the quality of the coin and its mint strike type.

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What is a 1856-P Flying Eagle Penny?

The 1856-P Proof Flying Eagle Penny is a coin that was minted at the Philadelphia mint. It has a legal tender value of $0.01. As a "Proof" coin, it was produced in a limited quantity, which makes it likely less available than "business strike" or "mint strike" coins which are intended for circulation. Extremely rare and highly collectible This coin was minted in the first year of its series, and is a more popular coin to collectors for that reason, but not necessarily to investors. This coin does not contain any notable amounts of precious metals.

Coin Specifications

Year 1856
Mint Philadelphia
Mintage 2,500
Diameter 19 millimeters
Production Proof
Material Copper-Nickel
Weight 4.6700 grams / 0.1502 ounces
Precious Metal
Metal Content 0.0000 grams / 0.0000 ounces
Metal Value $0.00  (as of 2021-03-04, 3:03 AM)
Obverse Designer James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer James B. Longacre
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