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1872 Shield Nickel Die Varieties

Doubled Die Obverses

Designation Description Image
SDDO-001 Strong Class IV doubling to the south on the annulet, the upper leaves, and the horizontal stripes of the shield.

Cross-References: Fletcher-114, S2-1017 (Coin pictured is mislabeled FS-103 by ANACS)

Die Markers:
Obverse: Die crack runs from the ball of the shield, through the 7 of the date, and to the rim.
Reverse: Die crack through the top of OF and to the rim above the first A in AMERICA. Die crack through the top of the MER in AMERICA and to the rim to the left of the M in AMERICA.
shn1872.txt · Last modified: 05/11/2020 22:46 UTC by Tanner Scott