Variety 103

 Obverse 3: Proof Die, Very High Date, Downward Slope

Reverse C: Proof Die


Obverse 3                                                Reverse C


Comments: The Obverse 3 proof die exhibits a very high date with the 18 digits touching the base. Die chips around Stars 2 through 6.

The Dave Lawrence website suggests that 8 to 10 examples are extant from a mintage of 15 to 20 pieces.

Plate Coin: Courtesy of Richmond Collection/www.davidlawrence.com, NGC PF65

1848 Varieties 101, 101a, 102, 102a, 103

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