Variety 103

 Obverse 2.2: Polished Die, Medium Date, Downward Slope, Open 9

Reverse B: Small S, [mm Lt,H]


Obverse 2.2                                               Reverse B


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


Comments: Obverse 2 has been polished. There are numerous die lines behind the date and to the immediate right side of Liberty. Traces of the spur on the right foot of AME(R)ICA are still evident. The plate coin is proof like as a result of the polished dies.

Reverse B has a Small S mintmark that is positioned left and high. The letters in (ONE DIME) show noticeable die pitting.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, ANACS PL MS62

1889-S Varieties 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 105a, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110

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