Variety 109

 Obverse 6: Medium Date, Downward Slope, Closed 9

Reverse G: Small Filled S, [mm Lt,H], Clashed Die


Obverse 6                                                 Reverse G


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


Comments: Some doubling within the letters of UNITED STATES is seen on Obverse 6. The date is positioned furthest left for known 1889-S obverse dies.

On Reverse G, the Small S mintmark is once again positioned left and high with the upper loop of the mintmark being filled.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, AU50

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

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