1856 Flying Eagle Cent

The 1856 Flying Eagle Cent was issued as a pattern before the first coins of the series were produced for circulation. Initially, a small number of coins were minted for distribution to members of Congress and other influential individuals. In later years, the United States Mint produced a number of restrikes for collectors.

With an estimated mintage of approximately 2,000, the 1856 Flying Eagle Cent is a rare issue which is always in demand. Although a pattern coin, it is collected like a regular issue of the series.

Below is a selection of 1856 Flying Eagle Cents available for sale, including PCGS and NGC certified examples of this rarity.
1856 1C Flying Eagle Cent PCGS PR 62 (Proof) eagle eye photo seal

1856 1C Flying Eagle Cent PCGS PR 62 (Proof) eagle eye photo seal

- $15,499.00 1d 12h 8m
1856 Flying Eagle Cent PCGS AU-55 CAC

1856 Flying Eagle Cent PCGS AU-55 CAC

- $14,200.00 7d 7h 30m
1856 Flying Eagle Cent PCGS MS-62

1856 Flying Eagle Cent PCGS MS-62

- $17,950.00 9d 12h 11m
1856 Flying Eagle Cent NGC Proof Details J-181 Rev Spot Removals Nice Strike

1856 Flying Eagle Cent NGC Proof Details J-181 Rev Spot Removals Nice Strike

- $12,121.00 18d 6h 57m
1856 PROOF FLYING EAGLE CENT - NGC PF64

1856 PROOF FLYING EAGLE CENT - NGC PF64

- $17,999.00 19d 4h 17m
1856 1C Flying Eagle Cent PCGS PR64 (CAC PHOTO SEAL)

1856 1C Flying Eagle Cent PCGS PR64 (CAC PHOTO SEAL)

- $22,260.00 22d 6h 46m
1856 PROOF FLYING EAGLE CENT - PCGS PF64

1856 PROOF FLYING EAGLE CENT - PCGS PF64

- $18,999.00 25d 31m
1856 Upright 5 1c NGC MS65 RB

1856 Upright 5 1c NGC MS65 RB

- $1,150.00 26d 23h 10m