1856 Flying Eagle Cent Small Cents

Flying Eagle Penny

Mintage: 2,000
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: James B Longacre
Metal Composition: 88% Copper - 12% Nickel

Diameter: 19 mm
Mass / Weight: 4.67 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1856 Flying Eagle Cent Penny
1856 was the first year that the US Small Cent was produced. Only 2000 coins were produced during this year and they are extremely valuable.
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
$7,021$7,634$9,440$12,174$13,563$15,295$17,227$22,100$17,903

The 1856 Flying Eagle Penny is worth $7,634 in average condition and can be worth $17,227 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Proof coins can be worth $17,903 or more. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $0.0272





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