S In Wreath

Variety 102a

 Obverse 1.2: Die Crack Through STATES, High Date, Downward Slope, Broken S

Reverse B.2: Rim Cud at 7:30, Shattered Die, Medium S, [mm Rt,C]


Obverse 1.2                                             Reverse B.2


Reverse Diagnostic Point(s)

Comments: Obverse 1 continues to a die crack that starts at the rim above UNIT(E)D and proceeds through the letters UNITE(D STATES) until reaching Liberty's head.

In the latest die state known, Reverse B is shattered with multiple die cracks in the left and right wreath. At least seven rim exit points are documented and illustrated above. Note the dual die cracks at 7:30 exiting to rim and the associated rim cud.

Plate Coin: Rare American Coins Inventory, EF40

1875-S In Wreath Varieties 101, 101a, 102, 102a, 103, 103a, 104, 105, 105a, 106, 106a

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