1856 Small Date Varieties

Obverse & Reverse Die Gallery with Rarity Rating 

Variety vs. Denticle Ruler Position

-1C

-1R

-1B0

0L

0C

0R

0B1

1L

1C

1R

1B2

2L

115

104

105

103

102

101

112

107

 

 

 

121

 

111

108

106

123

114

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

113

110

106a

 

114a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

116

120

109

 

118

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

116a

 

119

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

117

 

122

 

 

 

 

 

F-101

Rarity: R6+

Obverse: Proof Die, Doubled Die Obverse

Reverse: Proof Die, Die Line From Rim To AME(R)ICA

        

Obverse 1                                               Reverse A

 

F-102

Rarity: R2

Obverse: Medium Date, Slight Downward Slope

Reverse: Perfect Die

        

Obverse 2                                                  Reverse B

 

F-103

Rarity: R2

Obverse: High Level Date

Reverse: Die Defect between Right Ribbon End and Stem

        

Obverse 3                                                Reverse C

 

F-104

Rarity: R4

Obverse: Repunched (185)6, Doubled Shield and Gown

Reverse D: Perfect Die

        

Obverse 4                                                 Reverse D

 

F-105

Rarity: R3

Obverse 5: Lapped Die, Doubling in Shield, Medium Level Date

Reverse E: Doubling on AM(ERI)CA

        

Obverse 5.2                                             Reverse E

 

F-106

Rarity: R3

Obverse: Bold Date Punch, Medium Level Date, Die Scratches Right Armpit

Reverse: Perfect Die

        

Obverse 6                                                  Reverse F

 

F-106a

Rarity: R4

Obverse: Lapped Die

Reverse: Heavily Clashed Die

        

Obverse 6.2                                            Reverse F.2

 

F-107

Rarity: R4+

Obverse: Misplaced Digits Below Pendant

Reverse: Die Lines Behind UN(ITE)D

        

Obverse 7                                                  Reverse G

 

F-108

Rarity: R3

Obverse: Doubled Obverse Die East, Repunched Date

Reverse: Light Die Clashing and Faint Die Lines

        

Obverse 8                                              Reverse H

 

F-109

Rarity: R3

Obverse: Lapped Die, Doubled Obverse Die East

Reverse: Perfect Die

        

Obverse 8.2                                               Reverse I

 

F-110

Rarity: R4

Obverse: Doubled Obverse Die North

Reverse: UNITED Doubled East

        

Obverse 9                                                 Reverse J

 

F-111

Rarity: R4

Obverse: Repunched 18, Doubling in Shield

Reverse: Die Line Rim to UNI(T)ED

        

Obverse 5                                               Reverse K

 

F-112

Rarity: R3

Obverse: Low Date, Upward Slope

Reverse: Perfect Die

        

Obverse 10                                               Reverse L

 

F-113

Rarity: R3

Obverse: Low Date, Upward Slope

Reverse: Traces of Doubling North at (UN)ITED

        

Obverse 11                                               Reverse M

 

F-114

Rarity: R6

Obverse: Repunched Date, Die Scratches at Right Armpit

Reverse: Die Lines Behind UNITED

        

Obverse 12                                              Reverse N

 

 

F-114a

Rarity: R3

Obverse: Lapped Die, Die Scratches at Right Armpit

Reverse: Perfect Die

        

Obverse 12.2                                           Reverse N.2

 

F-115

Rarity: R4

Obverse: Date Far Left

Reverse: Perfect Die

        

Obverse 13                                               Reverse O

 

F-116

Rarity: R4+

Obverse: Misplaced 8 Digit, Doubled Obverse Die East

Reverse: Doubled (AMERIC)A

        

Obverse 14                                                Reverse P

 

F-116a

Rarity: R3

Obverse: Clashed Die, Misplaced 8 Digit, Doubled Obverse Die

Reverse: Clashed Die

        

Obverse 14.2                                            Reverse P.2

 

F-117

Rarity: R3

Obverse: High Level Date, Die Lines Into Right Elbow

Reverse: Perfect Die

        

Obverse 15                                                Reverse Q

 

F-118

Rarity: R5

Obverse: Medium Level Date

Reverse: Perfect Die

        

Obverse 16                                               Reverse R

 

F-119

Rarity: R5

Obverse: Medium Level Date

Reverse S: Perfect Die

        

Obverse 17                                              Reverse S

 

F-120

Rarity: R4

Obverse: High Date, Slight Upward Slope

Reverse: Perfect Die

        

Obverse 18                                                 Reverse T

 

F-121

Rarity: R3

Obverse: Repunched 8, Minor Obverse Doubling

Reverse: Perfect Die

        

Obverse 19                                                Reverse U

 

F-122

Rarity: R3

Obverse: High Level Date, Die Scratches Below 18

Reverse: Clashed Die

        

Obverse 20                                              Reverse V

 

F-123

Rarity: R4+

Obverse: High Level Date

Reverse: Excessive Vertical Die Scratches Behind Ribbon Bow and (ONE DIME)

        

Obverse 21                                              Reverse W

 

 

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