The Flying Eagle cent is one of the shortest-lived series of United States coins, having been produced for circulation for just two years, 1857 and 1858. Here's your opportunity to own one of these highly desirable coins! Issued at the beginning of 1858, this coin is the widely collected "Large Letters" variety. You can easily see the difference between the small variety and the large variety - in this version, the am in america are joined together. You'll want to add this coin to your collection today!