Type I - Variety 101
Obverse 1: Rusted Die, Medium Date, Slight Downward Slope
Reverse A: Die Scratch Within Lower Left Wreath
Obverse 1 Reverse A
Obverse Diagnostic Point(s) Reverse Diagnostic Point(s)
Comparison of Type I and Type II Obverse Shields
Comments: Obverse 1 is a Type I design and shows light rust across the entire length of Liberty's body. Die doubling is evident around UNI(TED STATES) OF (AMERICA). There are die polish lines protruding from Liberty's arm and from the drapery.
On Reverse A, there is a long die scratch through the two maples leaves in the lower left section of the wreath. On the plate coin, the reverse is rotated slightly left as illustrated.
Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, NGC MS63
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