Obverse 12: Misplaced Digits In Base, Medium Date, Slight Upward Slope, Open 9
Reverse L: Perfect Die
Obverse 12 Reverse L
Obverse Diagnostic Point(s)
Comments: Traces of the misplaced tops of the two 8 digits are visible on this high grade example. The 9 digit is open. The date is positioned far right with respect to other 1889 obverse dies. Use this fact to aid in searching out this misplaced date variety.
This is the first listing of this misplaced date variety.
Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, MS61
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