Variety 102a

 Obverse 2.2: Weak Base Above 87, Medium Level Date

Reverse B.2: Die Scratches In Lower Wreath


Obverse 2.2                                             Reverse B.2


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


Comments: Obverse 2 business strikes continue to show considerable weakness in the base directly above the 8, 7, and 9 digits. The long die scratches in the leaves on the lower left wreath also remain evident.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, PCGS MS62

1879 Varieties 101, 102, 102a, 103, 103a, 104, 104a, 105

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