Micro S - Variety 101

 Obverse 1: High Date, Slight Downward Slope, Broken S and O

Reverse A: Filled Micro S, [mm Lt,H], Die Cracks


Obverse 1                                               Reverse A


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


Comments: Obverse 1 is found in an early die state with strike characteristics being bold for an 1875-S dime. There is a faint die crack from STATE(S) to Liberty's eye.

Reverse A is punched with a filled Micro S mintmark. It is positioned high and left between the ribbon ends. This reverse is in an advanced die state, with die cracks from the right ribbon end up through the right wreath. A significant die crack is seen from the right cord tusk up through the right wheat stock and over into the left wheat grains.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS MS65

1875-S Micro S Reverse Varieties 101, 102, 102a, 103, 104, 104a

1875-S Small S Reverse Varieties 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 118a, 119, 120, 121, 121a

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