Obverse 2: Stars 1, 8, 9 and 12 Strongly Repunched
Reverse B.2: Vertical Die Crack From O(N)E to 6:00
Obverse 2 Reverse B.2
Obverse Diagnostic Point(s) Reverse Diagnostic Point(s)
Comments: Reverse B begins to crack and, in this middle die state, exhibits a long vertical die crack starting at O(N)E, down through D(I)ME and through the left ribbon bow loop. The die crack finally exits the rim at about 6:00.
On Obverse 2, Stars 1, 8, 9 and 12 are repunched and there are no obvious signs of die degradation.
Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, AU58
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