Variety 101

 Obverse 1: Repunched 18, Medium Level Date

Reverse A: Small Weak S, [mm Lt,H]


Obverse 1                                                  Reverse A


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



Comments: On Obverse 1, the 1 and 8 digits are repunched. Repunching is seen above the flag of the 1 digit and above the top loop of the 8 digit. The (S)TATES is completely broken.

Reverse A exhibits a Small Weak S mintmark that is positioned left and high. Subsequently, Reverse A will be polished and paired with a second obverse die to create Variety 103.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS MS63 CAC Green

1871-S Varieties 101, 102, 103

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