Obverse 2: All Digits Touch Base
Reverse B: Die Line Behind Right Bow Ribbon
Obverse 2 Reverse B
Obverse Diagnostic Point(s) Reverse Diagnostic Point(s)
Comments: All the digits in the date touch the bottom of the base. Later die state examples might show a small space between the top of the 6 digit and the bottom of the base. Ken Hill lists this obverse as Variety II during his study of 1856 Large Date obverses in the Gobrecht Journal. Reverse B features a strong die line behind the right ribbon bow.
Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS AU58 - Greer Plate Coin
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