Type I Reverse - Variety 114
Obverse 12: Rusted Die, Die Defect at UNIT(ED), High Level Date, Large Knob 6
Reverse J: Small CC, [mm Lt,L,TR3], Die Scratch Right of ON(E), Die Cracks
Obverse 12 Reverse J
Obverse Diagnostic Point(s) Reverse Diagnostic Point(s)
Comments: Obverse 12 is another of the many rusted dies found within 1876 Carson City coinage. Rust damage is evident throughout Liberty's upper body and the shield. There is a large patch of die erosion between Liberty's right arm and AMERICA. A large die defect is present below UNIT(ED).
Reverse J is lightly cracked. A die scratch is found in the inner right wreath by ON(E).
Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, MS62
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