Obverse 23: Medium Date, Downward Slope, Open 9
Reverse X: Perfect Die
Obverse 23 Reverse X
Obverse Diagnostic Point(s))
Comments: The date punch on Obverse 23 is the furthest left of all known 1889 obverse dies with a Denticle Ruler measurement of DR -1C. There are additional diagnostics at the shield's scroll end. A die line is clearly visible within the scroll end. A faint curved loop typical of a misplaced digit can also be seen to the right of the scroll end.
Reverse X is perfect. This dime was attributed by the author during an eBay sale.
Plate Coin: eBay, AU50
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