Variety 101

 Obverse 1: Medium Level Date

Reverse A: Large O, Oblique Punch, [mm Rt,H]


Obverse 1                                              Reverse A


Obverse Diagnostic Point(s)                   Reverse Diagnostic Point(s)



Comments: Obverse 1 features the same die punch characteristics as 1849, namely a defect that joins the tail and loop of the 9. Strike weakness for this obverse is the rule. Finding a fully struck Obverse 1 dime with full stars and head detail could entail many years of searching. The Large O on Reverse A is punched at an oblique angle into the die and is positioned right and high.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS MS64

1849-O Varieties 101, 101a, 101ab, 101b, 102, 103, 103a, 103ab, 103ac, 103ad, 103c, 104, 104a, 104b

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