Obverse Die 15

Primary Characteristics

Die 15 appears in three different VAMs and is a nondescript die.  With only a doubling of the 18 in the date there is little to use as identification.

 

The doubling of the 18 in the date shows the 1 doubled slightly at top right of vertical shaft and the left 8 doubled at top outside, left inside and right outside of upper loop.

 

As an additional die marker there can be some indication of pitting just in front of the hair curl by the ear.

 

With only a doubling of the 18 in the date the obverse becomes overshadowed in VAM 26A and 51.  In those two VAMs the reverse and clashing become more identifiable features.

 

 

(You can see the coins in our collection by clicking on the VAM link below.)

 

VAMs Featuring Die 15

26 - Doubled 18

26A - Doubled 18, Clashed Obverse us

51 - Doubled 18, Tripled Left Wreath, Doubled Legend

These photos are from coin 27124038, a VAM 26 grade MS63 coin.