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Mint Set Varieties:

1960-D 1c RPM-001, D/D West

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Photographs
 
Stage A Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM
 
Full Frontal Hairline
Stage B Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM Full Frontal Hairline
Horizontal Die Scratches on Obverse
 
Horizontal Die Scratches on Reverse
Stage C Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM Partial Frontal Hairline
No Die Break at Left Base
 
Die Clash in Lower Bay # 3
Stage D Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM Partial Frontal Hairline
Die Break at Left Base Die Clash in Lower Bay # 3
 
Stage E Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM Partial Frontal Hairline
No Die Break at Left Base No Die Clash in Lower Bay # 3
 
Stage F Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM Die Crack on Forehead and Partial Hairline
 
  No Die Chip on Right Cornice
 
Stage G Photos
Date and Mintmark Mintmark Positioning
Magnified RPM Die Crack on Forehead and Partial Hairline
Die Chip on Column #12 Die Chip on Right Cornice
 
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Die Stage and Markers Chart

 

Die Stages and Markers

UVC-635 DMR-003 Stage A: Full frontal hairline EDS (rare in mint state)
Reverse is EDS
    Stage B: Horizontal die scratches on Obverse and Reverse EDS
    Stage C: Abraded frontal hairline EMDS
Die clash shows on Reverse EMDS
    Stage D: Obverse is MDS
Die break at Left upper base MDS
UVC-636 DMR-004 Stage E: Obverse is LMDS
Reverse die changed EDS
    Stage F: Light die crack on forehead LDS
Reverse is MDS
    Stage G: Obverse is LDS
Die chip on Right cornice LDS
Die chip on column #12

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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

12

15

25

40

50

65

       
                                           
Raw                                          
ANACS        

 

2

3

 

6

8 8

2

13

16

41

58

16

       
NGC        

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
PCGS        

 

 

 

 

 

                       
Totals           2 2   6 8 8 2 13 16 41 58 16       168

 

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