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PCGS Number: 2020fs1901 Coin Date: 1858 Denomination (Short): 1c Denomination (Long): Cent Variety: Flying Eagle Variety 2: Small Letters, High Leaves, FS-1901 Desg: MS Mint Mark: P Composition: 0.880 Copper; 0.120 Nickel Mintage: 24,600,000 Strike Type: Business Coinage Type: Flying Eagle Coinage Years: 1856-1858 Mint Location: Philadelphia Diameter: 19 Weight (Grams): 4.67 Designer: James B. Longacre Edge: Plain Obverse Description: An eagle with wings extended in full flight fills the central obverse design with the words UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the top periphery. The date is centered at the bottom. Reverse Description: The reverse bears the denomination of ONE CENT in the center surrounded by a wreath bearing a ribbon tied in at the bottom center. General Notes: Flying eagle cents were only issued for 3 years and remain popular in most any grade. This variety features smaller lettering type than the large letters variety of the same year. On the small letters variety the A in AMERICA does not touch the eagle's tail. PCGS #: 2020fs1901 NGC ID: 2279