Obverse 3: Rusted Die, Medium Level Date
Reverse C: Die Cracks At 10:30, Doubling Right Wreath
Obverse 3 Reverse C
Obverse Diagnostic Point(s) Reverse Diagnostic Point(s)
Comments: The Obverse 3 die is well rusted with granular surfaces. The die rust is excessive in the shield area and throughout Liberty's body. There is a slight depression in the shield between shield lines 7 and 8. Obverse 3 is paired with Reverse C which exhibits no rust artifacts and has normal surfaces.
On Reverse C, a pair of die cracks are seen at 10:30 near the rim. The right wreath is die doubled at the outer oak leaf and corn ear husk. Ahwash listed this die pairing as A-1 and does acknowledge the reverse doubling, but did not mention the obverse die rust.
Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS MS64 CAC
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