Variety 109

 Obverse 9: High Date, Slight Downward Slope, Partial (S)TATES

Reverse I: Minor Die Doubling on Ribbon Ends and Lower Wreath


Obverse 9                                                  Reverse I


Obverse Diagnostic Points


Comments: The date punch on Obverse 9 is bold and positioned the furthest left (DR -1R) for known 1868 obverse dies. Additional diagnostic points include a die line from upper scroll end above Y to the right gown line and another die defect right of the upper shield.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, AU50

1868 Varieties 101, 102, 103, 104, 104a, 105, 105a, 106, 106a, 107, 107a, 108, 109, 110, 110a, 111, 112

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