Variety 105

 Obverse 3: High Date, Downward Slope

Reverse E: Medium S Over S, [mm C,H]


Obverse 3                                              Reverse E


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



Comments: Obverse 3 is first paired with Reverse E.

Reverse E features a strongly repunched Medium S mintmark. Repunching can be seen on the left side of the mintmark between the upper loop and top tail of the serif and secondly, below the final serif. The repunching below the left serif is the primary diagnostic for identifying this variety.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, EF45

1888-S Varieties 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 107a, 108, 109, 110, 111, 111a, 112

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