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
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