Depending on its condition, lettering size, and several other variables 1858 Flying Eagle Cents can range any where from $10 retail if well worn, up to $2,500 if almost uncirculated.More Details
The two major varieties of 1858 flying eagle cents can be easily distinguished. On the "large letter" variety, the A and M in "AMERICA" are connected at their bases, while they're separated on the "small letter" variety.
Numismedia lists the following approximate retail values as of 03/2010:
Very worn condition - $25
Moderately worn - $41
Slightly worn - $59
Almost no wear - $234
Uncirculated - $375 to $46,560 depending on quality
Very worn condition - $25
Moderately worn - $41
Slightly worn - $60
Almost no wear - $245
Uncirculated - $375 to $62,500
Flying eagle cents were minted from 1856 to 1858. Please check again and post a new question.
Dimes from 1858 carry a portrait of Miss Liberty and say ONE DIME on the back. Cents from 1858 have a flying eagle and say ONE CENT on the back. You did turn the coin over, I assume... Please determine which you have and post a new question with the corrected information.
Please look at the date again. 1858 was the last year Flying Eagle cents were struck.
1894 is an Indian Head cent. The Flying Eagles were struck in 1856-1857-1858 only. Retail prices for the 94 Indian are $3.00-$12.00 in average circulated condition.
Flying Eagle cent was created in 1857.
The date is 1857 not 1837 It's a Flying Eagle one cent coin, that was only struck from 1856 to 1858
The flying eagle was used on a one-cent piece created by the United States Bureau of the Mint in 1856. It was minted until 1858, and was replaced by 12 different patterns from 1859.
The value of a 1858 Flying Eagle cent depends on the grade of the coin and which type (small or large letters) for that year the coins is. But retail values are $25.00-$325.00 for circulated coins so I suggest having a dealer or collector grade it for a more accurate value
The US only struck flying eagle cents in 1856-58. Please check again and post a new question. If your coin is 1858 where the 8 is worn to look like a 3, please see the Related Question for more information.
Sorry no US Liberty Head large cents dated 1858 were struck Please look at the coin again with a date of 1858 it can only be a Flying Eagle cent
Uncirculated is a description on the condition of the coin, not a certain type. A coin that is uncirculated should show no wear whatsoever. And yes, it is possible that a flying eagle cent is uncirculated ,it is also possible that it is heavily circulated.
Its date is EXTREMELY important. Please check the Related Questions.
A 1858 cent coin would be called: a flying eagle cent. There were two types of these coins minted: one coin had large letters, the other had small letters. If the coin has large letters, its value in good (G-4) condition is: $30; if the mint state is MS-60, the value is: $350. If this coin has small letters, in G-4 condition, the value is: $30; in MS-60, its value is also: $350.
The first 5-cent US nickel was made in 1866, the 3-cent nickel in 1865, and the copper-nickel flying eagle 1-cent in 1856.
Even if it does not have the word copy on it somewhere, it's likely a fake or altered 1858 Flying eagle coin, most all of the known authentic coins are well accounted for. The best thing to do is take it to a coin dealer so the coin can be seen.
Assuming the coin is circulated, the 1858 Sm Letters Flying Eagle cent is not rare or scarce. For an accurate assessment of value the coin needs to be seen and graded. In general retail values for low grade coins are $20.00-$50.00, better grade are $60.00-$165.00 and coins showing almost no wear run from $200.00-$345.00. Values are a market average and only for coins in collectible condition, coins that are bent, corroded, scratched, used as jewelery or have been cleaned have far less value if any to a collector or dealer.Read more: 1934_silver_dollar_value
Value will depend on which type you have (Large Cent or Flying Eagle Cent) and its condition. 1857 is a rarer date for large cents. It will be about the size of a half dollar. Well-worn it's worth about $30 -- lightly worn about $100 -- uncirculated about $200 If it's a Flying Eagle cent, it will be the same size as today's pennies. Well-worn it's worth about $12 -- lightly worn about $30 -- uncirculated about $200
The U.S. only struck cents with a flying eagle design in 1856-58.Please check again and post a new question. If your coin is 1858 where the 8 is worn to look like a 3, it's worth around $25 in well-worn condition, $40 with moderate wear.
No. The Lincoln wheat cent was introduced in 1909. From 1858-1908, there was the Indian Head cent. Before that was the Flying Eagle cent, which was only minted between 1856-58. Prior to the small cent was the large cent, which was about the size of a modern small dollar coin. Those were made from 1793-1857.
US flying Eagle is pretty good-20.00 at least even in lousy condition-not sure if different mint marks or if they would make a difference but hang onto it.
There are Flying Eagle cents and there are Indian Head cents but they're not the same coin. Please look again and post a new, separate question with the coin's date/ As the names might suggest, Flying Eagle cents have a picture of a soaring eagle on the front while Indian Head cents have a stylized Native American image*. Also Flying Eagle cents were minted only in 1856-1858 but the first Indian cents were minted in 1859 so there was no overlap in production. (*) The image technically represents Miss Liberty and was modelled by the designer's daughter, but everyone calls them Indian Head cents anyway!
The US Large Cent was disconinued in 1857. The Flying Eagle type small cent was minted from 1856 to 1858. The Indian Cent was discontinued in 1909. The Lincon cent is still in production today although it has been redesigned every 50 years since 1909. The US 2 cent coin was minted from 1864 to 1873.
88% Copper - 12% Nickel
Please check your coin again and post a new, separate question. Wheat cents were minted from 1909 to 1958. A cent from the 1800s would be either a Large Cent, a flying eagle cent, or an Indian head cent.