1857 Flying Eagle Penny One Cent US Coin

Here we’ll have a look at a 1857 Flying Eagle Penny One Cent US Coin.  This was the second year that this the Flying Eagle was produced out of an only 3 year production.  1857 saw 17.45 million of these minted.   This old US penny is 88% copper and 12 percent nickel.  The front or obverse side has an eagle in flight as well as “United States of America” in the legand and the year at the bottom.  The designer of the Flying Eagle Penny is James Barton Longacre.

1857 Flying Eagle Penny One Cent US Coin

Koin kuno 1 satu Cent Penny dari negara Amerika Serikat tahun 1857 di depan burung rajawali.

The reverse is below which has the One Cent denomination surrounded by the wreath.

Koin kuno 1 satu Cent Penny dari negara Amerika Serikat tahun 1857 di depan burung rajawali

You may also like our 1858 Indian Head Penny seen here.