S In Wreath

Variety 105a

 Obverse 2.2: Eroded Die, Medium Level Date, Broken S and O

Reverse D.2: Medium S, [mm Rt,L], Shattered Reverse


Obverse 2.2                                              Reverse D.2


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



Comments: In this late die state, Obverse 2 is badly eroded as seen from the date position image. Die erosion is also evident between UNITED and the denticles with two die cracks connecting (U)NITED.

Reverse D is near or at terminal die state and exhibits lengthy die cracks and a well formed rim cud at 9:00. Below is a detailed reverse die crack map from PCGS MS65 example.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, AU50

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

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