Obverse Die 8

Primary Characteristics

With Die 8 the left 1 is slightly doubled at the bottom of the upper crossbar, and at the top right of the vertical shaft.  The left 8 the familiar short die chip at approximately 11 o'clock in the inside of the upper loop.

 

Another minor feature is a slight doubling of the profile from the hair down to the chin.

 

Die 16 only appears with reverse die a, but with characteristics that can be subtle to recognize at first.

 

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

 

VAMs Featuring Die 8

16 - Doubled 1, Overpolished Reverse

The date doubling is shown on a VAM 16 coin number 32277343, a Mint State 64 DMPL.

The double profile is shown on a VAM 16 coin number 32277343, a Mint State 64 DMPL.