1838

Variety 108

 Obverse 5.2: Pre-Partial Drapery, Repunched 1, Repunched Star 5 and 12

Reverse G: Heavy Die Flash at Top of Bow

        

Obverse 5.2                                              Reverse G

 

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

        

        

Comments: Obverse 5, prior to the die clashing that produces the partial drapery variety, shows considerable die wear and weakness in the repunching of Stars 12 and 13. Repunching of the 1 under the flag is still evident while some traces of the repunching above the 8 digit can be seen.

The heavy die flash around the bow outline and lower wreath is used to identify Reverse G.   

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS AU53

1838 Varieties 101, 101a, 102, 102a, 103, 103a, 103b, 103c, 104, 105, 106, 106a, 107, 108, 108a, 109, 110, 110a, 111, 111a, 112, 113, 114

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