The 1856 Flying Eagle Penny value is estimated at an average of $8,000, one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $25,000.
Type: Flying Eagle Penny
Minted at: Philadelphia
Mint Mark: No mint mark
Designer: James B Longacre
Mass/Weight: 4.67 grams
Metal Composition: 88% Copper and 12% Nickel
Silver Content: 0%
Numismatic Value: This coin is valued at $8,000 in average condition and $25,000 in certified mint state (MS+). Use some of the top coin grading companies to know the value of your coins.
Although about 2,000 1856 Flying Eagle cent was estimated to have been produced, it may not be accurate due to some being melted, destroyed, or never released to the public.
Because only 2000 of these coins were issued that year, they are super rare and very valuable. However, beware of forgeries if you want to buy one.
An 1856 Extra fine graded coin sold at auction for $4000. And an 1856 proof penny sold for over $44,000 and an MS65 by PCGS sold for over $94,000 at auction.