LINCOLN CENT MEMORIAL REVERSE DESIGN VARIETIES

Revised on June 16, 2015

Copyright 2011 by James Wiles, Used with permission from CONECA.

 

 

1988

1988-D

1992

1992-D

1998

 

 

1999

 

 

2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

1988

RDV-006.1

Designation:

RDV-006, die 1; FS-01-1988-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

MS64

 

 

Population:

3

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-2407

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage B:

 

Die scratches East-West on Reverse EMDS

Die scratches East-West on Obverse EMDS

 

 

Stage C:

 

Reverse is MDS
Die clash on Obverse MDS

 

 

Stage D:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Jeff Snow

 

1988

RDV-006.2

Designation:

RDV-006, die 2; FS-01-1988-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

MS63

 

 

Population:

2

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-2521

DMR-005

Stage A:

Reverse is EDS

Die scratch from Y of LIBERTY to neck LMDS

 

 

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Patrick Gaughan

 

1988

RDV-006.3

Designation:

RDV-006, die 3; FS-01-1988-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

MS-63

 

 

Population:

2

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-2524

DMR-006

Stage A:

Reverse is VEDS
Obverse is LDS

 

 

Stage B:

Die crack from upper Left building to rim through I of UNITED EDS

Obverse is LDS

 

 

Stage C:

MDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage D:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Al Lawrence

 

1988

RDV-006.4

Designation:

RDV-006, die 4; FS-01-1988-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

AU50

 

 

Population:

5

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-2525

DMR-007

Stage A:

Numerous fine, light die scratches Northwest on Right side of Reverse EDS

Numerous fine, light die scratches East-West around head EDS

 

 

Stage B:

Reverse is EMDS

Light die scratches North-South through LIBERTY EMDS

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Brent Foster

 

1988

RDV-006.5

Designation:

RDV-006, die 5; FS-01-1988-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

AU50

 

 

Population:

1

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-2725

DMR-008

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage B:

Reverse is EMDS

Die clash at throat and chin MDS

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1988

RDV-006.6

Designation:

RDV-006, die 6; FS-01-1988-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

AU55

 

 

Population:

2

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-2804

DMR-009

Stage A:

Reverse is EDS

Light die scratches above LIBERTY LDS

 

 

Stage B:

Die crack from building to rim between IT of UNITED EMDS

Light die crack from lower Right building to rim

Obverse is LDS

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Al Lawrence

 

1988

RDV-006.7

Designation:

RDV-006, die 7; FS-01-1988-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

MS63

 

 

Population:

1

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-3052

DMR-011

Stage A:

Reverse and Obverse are EDS

 

 

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Joseph Koelling

 

1988-D

RDV-006.1

Designation:

RDV-006, die 1; FS-01-1988D-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

MS65

 

 

Population:

1

 

 

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)

 

 

Reported by:

Steven Bingham

 

1988-D

RDV-006.2

Designation:

RDV-006, die 2; FS-01-1988D-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

AU58

 

 

Population:

3

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-2598

DMR-014

Stage A:

Reverse is EDS

Mintmark is low and slightly right of center MDS

 

 

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Colleen Davis

 

1988-D

RDV-006.3

Designation:

RDV-006, die 3; FS-01-1988D-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

AU55

 

 

Population:

1

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-2836

DMR-015

Stage A:

Reverse is EDS

Mintmark is low and centered EDS

 

 

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Jean Lee

 

1988-D

RDV-006.4

Designation:

RDV-006, die 4; FS-01-1988D-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

AU58

 

 

Population:

1

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-3115

DMR-016

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage B:

Reverse is MDS

Mintmark is low and left aligned with the first 8 of the date MDS

Light die scratch connects the lower RT of LIBERTY

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Brian Thomas

 

1988-D

RDV-006.5

Designation:

RDV-006, die 5; FS-01-1988D-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

AU58

 

 

Population:

1

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-2295

DMR-017

Stage A:

Reverse is EDS

Mintmark is slightly higher and further right than die 4 EDS

 

 

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Frank Hudock

 

1992

RDV-007.1

Designation:

RDV-007, die 1 (unconfirmed)

 

 

Description:

Close AM of AMERICA

 

 

Grade:

 

 

Population:

I need to see a specimen

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-3354

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

 

 

1992-D

RDV-007.1

Designation:

RDV-007, die 1; FS-01-1992D-901

 

 

Description:

Close AM of AMERICA

 

 

Grade:

MS65

 

 

Population:

1

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-2430

DMR-002

Stage A:

Reverse and Obverse are EDS

 

 

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Colin Kusch, Jaime Hernandez

 

1998

RDV-006.1

Designation:

RDV-006, die 1; FS-01-1998-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

MS65

 

 

Population:

1

 

 

Markers:

 

UV2460

DMR-001

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage B:

 

 

Die clash shows in bays 4, 8, and 9 EMDS

Die break between building and designer's initials

Obverse is EMDS

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Gary Darlington

 

1999

RDV-006.1

Designation:

RDV-006, die 1; FS-01-1999-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

MS66

 

 

Population:

3

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-2465

DMR-001

Stage A:

Die gouge under ED of UNITED EDS

Obverse is EDS

 

 

Stage B:

Die clash shows in bays 3 and 7 MDS

Light die scratches under right building

Die gouge dot in field between N of UNITED and building

Die scratches Northeast through date MDS

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Gary Darlington

 

1999

RDV-006.2

Designation:

RDV-006, die 2; FS-01-1999-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

MS63

 

 

Population:

1

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-3015

DMR-012

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage B:

Multiple die clashes show in bay 7 and above roof MDS

Obverse is MDS

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Al Collier

 

2000

RDV-006.1

Designation:

RDV-006, die 1; FS-01-2000-901

 

 

Description:

Proof style reverse, flared G of designer's initials

 

 

Grade:

MS65

 

 

Population:

1

 

 

Markers:

 

UVC-2470

DMR-001

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Stage B:

 

 

Die scratch in the lower last S of STATES EMDS

Die scratch above PLURIBUS

Obverse is EMDS

 

 

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

 

 

Reported by:

Gary Darlington