Obverse Die 39

Primary Characteristics

Obverse die 39 has a slightly doubled left 8 at the top outside and inside of the upper loop of the left 8.

 

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Other Characteristics

As a die marker there is some fine pitting at the back of Liberty's neck.  Also, there are several diagonal polishing lines on the right leg of the R in LIBERTY.

VAMs Featuring Die 39

Die Crack Characteristics

Obverse Die 38 is associated only with VAM 58.  We have only one example, a Mint State 62.  This is another of our discovery VAMs and so far only this one example has materialized.  So any analysis of this die needs to be done with that limitation in mind.

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Our one example does not exhibit any signs of die cracks or breaks.