Type II - Variety 110

 Obverse 8: Medium Level Date

Reverse J: Perfect Die


Obverse 8                                                Reverse J


Obverse Diagnostic Point(s)

Comments: The date punch on Obverse 8 is level and parallel to the bottom of the base. Digits in the date punch are well defined with a date measurement that is between DR 1R and DR 1B2. DR 1B2 was selected as published measurement. Legend is weakly hubbed, especially (STATES OF).

Reverse J is perfect in this die state but will degrade with usage. On a later die state example, Reverse J.2 develops a die crack on the left side of the wreath that exits to the rim at 10:00 and is listed as Variety 110a.

Plate Coin: Courtesy Louis A. DiGioia III Collection, PCGS MS64

1861 Type I Varieties 101, 102, 103, 104, 104a, 105, 106, 107

1861 Type II Varieties 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 110a, 111, 112, 113

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