What Are Die Varieties?

 

Mint Set Varieties:

1959-D 1c RPM-013, D/D West

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Die Stage and Markers

Value and Population

 

Reported by: Don Bonser

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Photographs
 
Stage A Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
 
Magnified RPM  
Die Scratches through LIBERTY
 
No Die Break on Column #12
Stage B Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM No Die Clash through 1 of Date
Light Die Scratches through LIBERTY
 
No Die Break on Column #12
Stage C Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM Light Die Clash through 1 of Date
Die Scratches through LIBERTY Die Break on Column #12
 
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Die Stage and Markers Chart

 

Die Stages and Markers

UVC-627 DMR-022 Stage A: Light but clear secondary mintmark EDS
Reverse is EDS
    Stage B: Weak secondary mintmark MDS
Light die scratches Northeast-Southwest on Obverse
Reverse is MDS
    Stage C: Heavy die scratches North-Northeast on Obverse LDS
Light die clash through 1 of date
Die break on upper column #12 LDS

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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                 1 2 3 5 8 10 25 40          
                                           
Raw                                         3
ANACS                             2 3          
NGC                                          
PCGS                                          
Totals                             2 3         8

 

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