Type I Reverse - Variety 116
Obverse 16: Die Scratch In Lower Gown, High Level Date, Large Knob 6
Reverse P: Doubled Die Reverse
Obverse 16 Reverse P
Obverse Diagnostic Point(s) Reverse Diagnostic Point(s)
Comments: On Obverse 16, there is a large horizontal die scratch in the lower gown to the right of the pendant. Doug Winter and Scott Schechter first identified this long die scratch as a new variety for 1876 Type I Reverse dimes. The letters in the denomination on Reverse P are doubled. The most significant die doubling is seen on ON(E) and DIM(E).
Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS MS66
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