1887 DDO-001

1887 DDO-001

Attributed to: Unknown

Cross-references
S1
Breen 2010
FND-001

Design: Type 2 Hub
Composition: Bronze
Strike Type: Circulation

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Variety Summary

This is a monster doubled die that is extremely rare in BU. A find like this can make your year. This variety is easy to identify even in low grade because of the dramatic doubling found on AMERICA. This is a great example of a Class V doubled die, the pivot point is at about 9 o’clock.

Additional Notes

Obverse

Class V, Pivot Hub Doubling CCW.
Doubling shows as a dramatic CCW spread on AMERICA and OF. Nice doubling also seen on ERTY of LIBERTY, UNI of UNITED, ATES of STATES, the initial L, and some of the feathers.

Die crack through the bottom of the digits in the date.

Reverse

Die crack from the rim at 9 o'clock through the wreath to 11 o'clock. Die crack from the rim at 8 o'clock to the wreath. Die crack from the rim at 4 o'clock through the wreath to 3 o'clock. Die crack from the rim at 1 o'clock down to the wreath.

More Info

Finders:

1887 FND-001

Poliquin:

1887 P N/A

Snow:

1887 S1

Breen:

Breen 2010

Marvin and Margolis:

MM N/A