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Doubled Die Book
Vol. 2: 1959-1996
1988-D 1c RDV-006, Die 1 of 3
Home Reverse Design Varieties 1988-D RDV-006, Die 3 1988-D RDV-006, Die 2
Die Stage and Markers
Description: A RDV-006 (wide AM, flared designer's initials) die was used to strike this 1988-D cent. The RDV-006 design first saw widespread use in the following year, 1989.
Reported by: Steven Bingham

Comments: First known use of the RDV-006 design on a Denver cent, making this a transitional design variety.
Stage A Photos
Obverse Reverse
Widely Spaced AM of AMERICA Flared G of Designer's Initials Magnified Designer's Initials
Date and Mintmark
Die Stage and Markers Chart
Die Stages and Markers
UVC-2512 DMR-011 Stage A: Reverse is EDS
Mintmark is even with tail of 9 and well centered – EDS
Stage B: MDS (unconfirmed)
Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)

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