1880

Variety 102

 Obverse 2: Proof Die, Medium Date, Slight Upward Slope, Broken 18(80), Doubled (S)TATES

Reverse B: Proof Die, Rusted Die

        

Obverse 2                                               Reverse B

 

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

        

        

Comments: Both the second 8 and 0 digits in the date are broken. The 8 digit shows a broken punch at the bottom of the lower loop, while the 0 digit shows signs of a broken punch at 6:00 and 11:00. The second 8 digit is also repunched at the top of the upper loop. There is a die defect on the right upright of the 0 digit. (S)TATES exhibits strong doubling. Reverse B is rusted throughout the wreath and denomination. The die rust is most evident on the denomination.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, NGC PF64

1880 Varieties 101, 102, 102a, 103

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