Variety 101

 Obverse 1: Proof Dies, Medium Date, Downward Slope

Reverse A: Proof Die, Die Scratch From A(M)ERICA To Rim


Obverse 1                                               Reverse A


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


Comments: All 1858 proof examples originate from a single die pair. Obverse 1 exhibits a downward sloping date. The loop and upright of the 5 digit are joined by a defect in the punch.

On Reverse A, there is a die scratch from the upper right corner of the left part of A(M)ERICA to the rim.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS PF66 CAC Green - Floyd Starr Collection

1858 Varieties 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 108a, 108ab, 109, 110

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