Variety 102

 Obverse 1.2: Medium Level Date, Single Die Clashing, Die Cracks

Reverse B: Medium O, [mm C,H]


Obverse 1.2                                               Reverse B


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


Comments: When initially paired with Reverse B, Obverse 1 is clashed. There is a single set of bold clash marks to the left and right of Liberty and behind the head area. The die cracks on Obverse 1 continue to become more prominent during this die state especially the die crack from STATE(S) through Liberty's head then right to the rim.

Interestingly, Reverse B shows no die clash marks which indicates that Obverse 1 was paired with another reverse die during its initial clashing event. More sophisticated research will be needed to find this clashed reverse die. The mintmark on Reverse B is centered horizontally and is positioned slightly above the horizontal cross hair line.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS MS63 CAC

1891-O Varieties 101, 102, 102a, 103, 103a, 104, 104a, 105, 106, 106a, 107, 108, 109, 110, 110a, 111, 112, 113, 114, 114a, 114b, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 120a, 121, 122, 123, 123a, 123b, 124, 124a, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131

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