Variety 108a

 Obverse 6.2: Die Cracks Star 4 To Liberty's Head , Medium Date, Upward Slope

Reverse F.2: Medium O, [mm Lt,L], Die Crack Left Stem To Rim


Obverse 6.2                                             Reverse F.2


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



Comments: Obverse 6 exhibits die cracks starting at Star 4 through Liberty's head, then to Star 8, the cap and down to Star 9 with an exit to the rim afterwards. The denticles below the date are again poorly struck. The reverse die has also cracked in this die state. A significant die crack is visible from the left wreath and left stem to the rim. Another die crack is seen from (U)NITED to the rim. Finally another die crack continues through both stem ends and the ribbon ends.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, NGC MS64

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

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