Variety 104a

 Obverse 2.2: Late Die State, Repunched 56 Up, Shattered Die

Reverse A.2: Late Die State, Minimal Die Lines From Rim to (UNITED)


Obverse 2.2                                             Reverse A.2


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


Comments: Obverse 2, in this later die state, presents several significant die cracks, including an obvious die break through the bottom of the date. See the enhanced mapping above. The strong die lines between the rim and (UNITED) are diminished in during the later die state of Reverse A. No die lines are visible between the rim and (OF AME).

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, VF30

1856-O Varieties 101, 102, 103, 104, 104a, 105, 106, 106a, 107, 108, 108a, 108b

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