Variety 108

 Obverse 6: Medium Date, Upward Slope

Reverse F: Medium O, [mm Lt,L], Clashed Die


Obverse 6                                               Reverse F


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


Comments: In an early die state, the medium upward sloping date is the only diagnostic for Obverse 6. Die chips are visible around Stars 3 through 6. The denticles below the date are poorly struck.

Reverse G is the third Medium O reverse employed by the New Orleans mint during 1856. The Medium O mintmark is positioned left and low. Die clashing is visible between DI(ME) and above the lower leaf to the right of the mintmark.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS EF45

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

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