Obverse 1: Medium Date, Downward Slope
Reverse A: Medium S, [mm Lt,C,TL3], Die Scratch From Rim To AM(E)RICA
Obverse 1 Reverse A
Obverse Diagnostic Point(s) Reverse Diagnostic Point(s)
Comments: The date punch on Obverse 1 is measured as DR 0R and is positioned further right than Obverse 2. There are die chips around Stars 3 through 7.
On Reverse A, the Medium S mintmark tilts slightly to the left. There is a die scratch from the rim adjacent to the R in AMERICA towards the E.
The Mintmark positions on Reverse A and Reverse B are similar and difficult to diagnose. Below is comparison of the two mintmark positions illustrating the difference in tilt.
Mintmark Tilt on Reverse A (left) versus Reverse B (right)
Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS MS63 CAC Gold
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