Obverse 2.2: Rusted Die, High Date, Slight Upward Slope
Reverse B.2: Perfect Die
Obverse 2.2 Reverse B.2
Comments: Ahwash states that dies should appear very rusted on business strikes. Secondly, he indicates seeing business strikes from this die pair and the possibility of a few proofs. From my own observations, this die pair was used predominantly to strike proofs. An inspection of the Heritage Rare Coin Auction Archives shows 7 out of 7 1865 proof coins auctioned in the past four years to be from this die pair.
Plate Coin: None Available
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