Variety 116

 Obverse 1: 18 Touches Base, Very High Date, Downward Slope

Reverse P: Die Crack (UN)ITED


Obverse 1                                                 Reverse P


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


Comments: Obverse 1, with a very high date touching the base, is paired with a second reverse die that has been designated as Reverse P.

Reverse P die is in a later die state, showing considerable weakness in the wreath leaves. There is a die crack from the rim through the tops of letters (UN)ITED. Another faint die crack is present between the two ribbon ends.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, VF35

1852 Varieties 101, 102, 102a, 103, 104, 105, 105a, 105b, 106, 107, 108, 108a, 109, 110, 110a, 110b, 111, 112, 112a, 112b, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117

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