Obverse 1.2: Medium Date, Downward Slope, Die Cracks
Reverse A.2: Die Cracks, Clashed Die
Obverse 1.2 Reverse A.2
Obverse and Reverse Die Cracks
Comments: The 1888 Variety 101 proof dies are reused for business strikes. The legend is bold on Obverse 1 as is the date punch. The plate coin is in a middle die state with some die erosion near the obverse denticles. Die cracks are appearing as mapped in the above illustration.
Reverse A is also cracked and clashed. The strongest die cracks are located in the lower right wreath.
Plate Coin: Courtesy of Louis DiGioia Collection, ANACS AU58
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