Two Ultimate Type Set Coins

Benvenuto, Mark
January 2009
Virginia Numismatist;Winter2009, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p11
The article provides information on the flying eagle cent and the twenty cent piece of the U.S. It notes that both coins are not heavily collected by collectors because of the coin's expensive rarity in the mix. A comparison of the two U.S. coins is presented and the common factors between the flying eagle cent and the twenty cent pieces are also mentioned including their short life, rare dates, and mint marks.


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