What Are Die Varieties?

 

Mint Set Varieties:

1948-S 1c RPM-001, S/S East

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Die Stage and Markers

Value and Population

 

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Photographs
 
Stage A Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM No Die Chip in 4 of Date
No Die Crack over V. D. B.
 
UNUM
Stage B Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM No Die Chip in 4 of Date
Die Crack over V. D. B.
 
UNUM
Stage C Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM Minute Die Chip in 4 of Date
Die Crack over V. D. B.
 
UNUM
Stage D Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM Minute Die Chip in 4 of Date
Die Crack over V. D. B.
 
UNUM
Stage E Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM Minute Die Chip in 4 of Date
Die Crack over V. D. B. UNUM
Die Scratches through E of ONE Die Scratches through T of CENT
 
Stage F Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM Minute Die Chip in 4 of Date
Stronger Die Crack over V. D. B. UNUM
No Die Scratches through E of ONE Weak Die Scratches through T of CENT
 
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Die Stage and Markers Chart

 

Die Stages and Markers

UVC-303 DMR-002 Stage A: Obverse is EDS
Reverse is MDS
    Stage B: Die crack over V. D. B. MDS
Reverse is LDS
    Stage C: Minute die chip in 4 of date LMDS
Reverse is LDS
    Stage D: Obverse is LDS
Reverse is VLDS
UVC-304 DMR-003 Stage E: Longer die crack over V. D. B. LDS
Reverse die changed EDS
Light die scratches North-South over Reverse
    Stage F: Obverse is VLDS
Reverse die scratches worn away MDS

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Value and Population Guide

 

Value and Population

G

VG

F

VF

40

45

50

53

55

58

60

61

62

63

64

65

66

67

68

69

70

Value           5 6 7 8 9 10 15 20 25 30 40 75        
                                           
Raw                                         7
ANACS                     1     1 3 13 7        
NGC                                          
PCGS                                          
Totals                     1     1 3 13 7       32

 

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