Variety 103

 Obverse 1.2: Worn Die, Open 5

Reverse C.2: Worn Die, Large O, [mm R,C], Clashed Die


Obverse 1.2                                             Reverse C.2


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


Comments: Obverse 1 exhibits considerable wear during this later die state. The date and arrows are weak as are Stars 1 through 5. A faint die crack connects Stars 2 through 6. There are traces of light die clashing.

Reverse C is also in a late die state with loss of details in the wreath and denticles and strong die clashing marks behind DIM(E) and the lower right wreath.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS MS63 CAC Green, Eliasberg

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