LINCOLN CENT DOUBLED DIES 1947-1949

Revised on March 5, 2016

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

 

 

1947

1947-D

1947-S

1948

1948-D

1948-S

1949

1949-D

1949-S

 

 

 

 

1947

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-I-CW; FS-01-1947-101 (021.3)

Description:

Medium spread on LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, date, eyelid and vest

Grade:

MS65

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-1750

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1947

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-IV

Description:

Medium doubled eyelid to the South with wider spread than DDO-003

Grade:

MS65

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-1751

DMR-003

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Jose Cortez

 

1947

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-IV

Description:

Medium doubled eyelid to the South

Grade:

MS65

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-1752

 

 

 

DMR-004

 

 

 

Stage A:

 

 

 

Circular lathe marks visible in field in front of the face and on forehead EMDS

Die gouge from second T of STATES to last A of AMERICA EMDS

Die gouge from second T of STATES to C of AMERICA

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Jose Cortez

 

1947

DDO-004

Designation:

4-O-IV

Description:

Very strong doubled eyelid to the South

Grade:

XF

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-1753

DMR-005

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

B.J. Neff

 

1947

DDO-005

Designation:

5-O-IV+VIII (3)

Description:

Medium spread on 9 of date, bowtie, ear, eye, and TRU of TRUST

Grade:

AU50

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-3328

DMR-008

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Richard Miller

 

1947

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-II-E

Description:

Medium spread on both wheat ears, especially the Right, and parts of E PLURIBUS UNUM

Grade:

MS65

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-1754

DMR-006

Stage A:

Reverse and Obverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1947

DDR-002

Designation:

2-R-VI

Description:

Extreme extra thickness on E PLURIBUS UNUM and wheat ears

Grade:

MS65

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-1755

DMR-007

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Reverse is LDS

Obverse is MDS

Stage D:

Reverse is VLDS

Obverse is LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1947-D

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-II-C

Description:

Light spread on lower wheat ears and stems

Grade:

MS64

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-1757

DMR-011

Stage A:

Die scratches under LUR of PLURIBUS EMDS

Obverse is EMDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Bill McMurray

 

1947-S

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on 47 of date

Grade:

MS63

Population:

3

Markers:

Obverse is MMS-007 (Sans serif)

UVC-1760

DMR-011

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Numerous die scratches North-South on Obverse MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1947-S

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-VI

Description:

Strong extra thickness on LIBERTY with Light extra thickness on IN GOD WE

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

Obverse is MMS-004 (Trumpet tail)

UVC-1761

DMR-012

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

 

Die gouge at bottom and just to the Right of the ear lobe resembling crescent earring LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1947-S

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-VI

Description:

Medium extra thickness on LIBERTY and IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

MS64

Population:

1

Markers:

Obverse is MMS-004 (Trumpet tail)

UVC-1762

DMR-013

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Frank Baumann

 

1947-S

DDO-004

Designation:

4-O-V-CW from K-9

Description:

Light spread on WE TRUST and date

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

Obverse is MMS-007 (Sans serif)

UVC-1763

DMR-014

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Die scratches North-South through 19 of date and above RTY of LIBERTY MDS

Strong die scratch North from second T of STATES MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1948

MDO-001

Designation:

MD-1-O-VI (P, D, S)

Description:

Light extra thickness on all lettering and date

Grade:

MS65

Population:

1

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-1764

DMR-001

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1948

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-IV

Description:

Light and faint doubled eyelid to the South

Grade:

XF45

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-1765

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

B.J. Neff

 

1948

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-VI

Description:

Extreme extra thickness on E PLURIBUS UNUM, both wheat ears and stems, ONE, and OF AMERICA

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-3020

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse is EMDS
Die chips on bust over VDB EMDS

Stage C:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage D:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Joseph Capizzi

 

1948-D

MDO-001

Designation:

MD-1-O-VI (P, D, S)

Description:

Light extra thickness on all lettering and date

Grade:

MS65

Population:

1

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-1766

DMR-001

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1948-D

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-IV

Description:

Light doubled eyelid South

Grade:

MS64

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-1767

DMR-008

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Jose Cortez

 

1948-D

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-V-CW from K-3

Description:

Light spread on LIBERTY and IN

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-1768

DMR-009

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1948-S

MDO-001

Designation:

MD-1-O-VI (P, D, S)

Description:

Light extra thickness on all lettering and date

Grade:

MS65

Population:

1

Markers:

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-1769

DMR-001

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1948-S

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-VIII

Description:

Strong spread West on the vertical bar of the first T of TRUST

Grade:

MS65, MS66

Population:

2, 2

Markers:

Obverse is LISTED as RPM-004

UVC-0307

DMR-006

Stage A:

Strong die scratch North from T of LIBERTY EDS

Reverse is LDS

Stage B:

Medium die scratch North from T of LIBERTY MDS

Reverse is VLDS

UVC-0308

 

DMR-007

 

Stage C:

 

Weak Obverse die scratch LDS

Reverse die changed EDS

Two die scratches South from O of OF to wheat stem

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1948-S

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-VI

Description:

Extreme extra thickness on TRUST with strong extra thickness on all remaining lettering, date, and eyelid

Grade:

MS65

Population:

4

Markers:

Master Die / Master Die

Mintmark is tipped Northwest

UVC-1770

DMR-013

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1948-S

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-VI

Description:

Strong extra thickness on TRUST, date, and eyelid. Not as strong as DDO-002

Grade:

MS64

Population:

1

Markers:

Master Die / Master Die

Mintmark is slightly tipped Northwest

UVC-1771

DMR-014

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1948-S

DDO-004

Designation:

4-O-VI

Description:

Medium extra thickness on TRUST, date, and eyelid

Grade:

MS66

Population:

2

Markers:

Master Die / Master Die

Mintmark is well centered

UVC-1772

DMR-015

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Die crack Left wheat lines to rim LDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1949

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-IV

Description:

Medium spread South on eyelid

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-3053

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die scratches East-West on Obverse MDS

Die scratches East-West on Reverse LDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Joseph Capizzi

 

1949-D

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-VIII

Description:

Medium spread on 4 of date to the Northeast

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-1775

DMR-012

Stage A:

Die scratches next to hair under GOD EDS

Die scratches through UNITED and OF EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Gary Shaffstall

 

1949-D

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-IV

Description:

Medium spread South as an extra eyelid

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-3377

DMR-013

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1949-S

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-III

Description:

Medium spread on 194 of date with extra thickness on IN GOD WE TRUST, and blunt top 4 over pointed top 4 in date

Grade:

MS66

Population:

10

Markers:

UVC-1777

DMR-013

Stage A:

Die scratches North-South on Obverse EDS

Die scratches North-South on Reverse EDS

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LMDS

Stage D:

New die scratch pattern on Obverse LDS

New die scratch pattern on Reverse LDS

Reported by:

GJ Lawson

 

1949-S

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-III

Description:

Medium spread on 194 of date with blunt top 4 over pointed top 4 in date.

Grade:

MS64

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-2562

DMR-014

Stage A:

Minor split serif RPM EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Die scratches North-South on Obverse LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Frank Bruske

 

1949-S

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-III

Description:

Medium spread on 194 of date with blunt top 4 over pointed top 4 in date

Grade:

VF

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-2563

DMR-015

Stage A:

Mintmark is slightly higher and rotated CCW EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Frank Bruske