Variety 101

 Obverse 1: Very High Date, Downward Slope

Reverse A: Large O, [mm Rt,H], Rusted Die, Reverse Rotated Left 5 Degrees


Obverse 1                                                 Reverse A


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


Comments:  A faint die crack appears on Reverse A between the wreath and AMERIC(A). This die shows light rust damage within the die flash around the ribbon loops and within the wreath leaves. On the plate coin, the reverse is slightly rotated left.

The Obverse 1 and Reverse A die pairing is considered to be the most available Large O variety in grades of EF or better.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS AU58 CAC Green

1850-O Varieties 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 105a, 106, 107

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