Variety 101

 Obverse 1: Proof Die, Medium Date, Slight Downward Slope

Reverse A: Proof Die, Reverse of 1856 (A), Die Line From Rim To AME(R)ICA


Obverse 1                                                Reverse A


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


Comments: Obverse 1 exhibits a faint die crack from the top of Liberty's head, down through her ear and lower hair curves and continues along her right arm, ending at the elbow.

Reverse A is the same reverse die used in 1856 to strike proof coinage. A die line from the rim denticles to AME(R)ICA is the key diagnostic point.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, NGC PF64 CAC Green - Pittman

1857 Varieties 101, 102, 102a, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 109a, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115

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