LINCOLN CENT RPMS 1953

Revised on February 8, 2016

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

 

 

1953-D

1953-S

 

 

 

 

1953-D

RPM-001

Description:

D/D West; FS-01-1953D-501 (21.11) CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-10

Mint State: URS-8

Markers:

UVC-452

 

DMR-002

 

Stage A:

 

Secondary mintmark shows inside main mintmark EDS

Die scratches forehead to R of TRUST

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

Obverse die scratches almost worn away MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Die scratch South-Southwest from O of GOD LMDS

Reverse is LMDS

Stage D:

 

No secondary mintmark inside main mintmark LDS

Die scratch from O of GOD is weak

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-002

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-8

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-453

DMR-003

Stage A:

Secondary mintmark not broken but thin at center EDS

Die gouge dots in field East of T of CENT

Stage B:

Secondary mintmark broken at center MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-003

Description:

D/D/D South, East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-454

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Secondary mintmark not fully chipped out MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

 

 

 

 

Secondary mintmark fully chipped out LDS

Die crack under R of LIBERTY

Die chip on ear

Die clash at throat and behind head

Die chip on T of CENT LDS

Die chip in upper Left wheat grains

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-004

Description:

D/D Southwest

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-455

DMR-005

Stage A:

Obverse is EDS

Light die crack Right wheat to rim MDS

Stage B:

Light die crack over VDB MDS

Die chip on T of CENT LDS

Stage C:

 

Die crack on forehead LDS

Longer die crack over VDB

Reverse is VLDS

UVC-456

DMR-006

Stage D:

Obverse is LDS

Reverse die changed EDS

Stage E:

 

Stronger die crack on forehead VLDS

Die crack in hair

Die chip in upper Left wheat grains MDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-005

Description:

D/D Southwest

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-457

DMR-007

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-006

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-458

DMR-008

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Very light die crack on forehead MDS

Very light die crack on T of CENT MDS

Stage C:

Die clash at throat and behind head LDS

Light East-West die scratches on Reverse LDS

Stage D:

 

Die break in hair above ear VLDS

Light die crack on forehead

Die break on T of CENT VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-007

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-459

DMR-009

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

 

Obverse is LDS

Die chip on T of CENT LDS

Die chip in Right wheat grains

Stage D:

 

Die crack in hair VLDS

Die crack on forehead over eye

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-008

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-460

DMR-010

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

 

Die crack head to rim East of E of WE LDS

Die crack tie to lapel to rim

Die chip on T of CENT LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-009

Description:

D/D/D Northeast, serifs

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-461

DMR-011

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1953-D

RPM-010

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-462

DMR-012

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Die chip on T of CENT LDS

Stage D:

Die chip whole 9 of date VLDS

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-011

Description:

D/D North

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-463

DMR-013

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die clash at throat MDS

Reverse is LDS

Stage C:

Light die crack in hair LDS

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-012

Description:

D/D East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-464

DMR-014

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Die scratch from lower 5 to mintmark MDS

Die gouge Northeast from tie

Die break on T of CENT LDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-013

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-7

Markers:

UVC-465

DMR-015

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Medium secondary mintmark MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

 

Very weak secondary mintmark LDS

Die clash at throat and behind head

Die chip on T of CENT LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-014

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-7

Markers:

UVC-466

DMR-016

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

 

 

Die clash at throat and in front of 1 of date MDS

Light die crack on shoulder

Die chip on T of CENT MDS

Die break in lower Right wheat grains

UVC-467

DMR-017

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Reverse die changed EDS

 

 

Stage D:

 

Medium die crack on shoulder VLDS

Die chip in upper Left wheat grains
Obverse is MDS

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1953-D

RPM-015

Description:

D/D Northwest

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-468

DMR-018

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EMDS

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Small die chip on T of CENT MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1953-D

RPM-016

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-1

Markers:

UVC-469

DMR-019

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Obverse is MDS

Die chip on stem and Right crossbar of T of CENT LDS

Die crack East of T of CENT

Die chip outside middle Right wheat grains

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1953-D

RPM-017

Description:

D/D/D Northeast, East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-470

DMR-020

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

 

Light die crack on forehead LDS

Strong horizontal die crack on coat and lapel

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-018

Description:

D/D Northeast

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-471

DMR-021

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Medium die chip in upper Left wheat grains LDS

Reported by:

J.T. Stanton

 

1953-D

RPM-019

Description:

D/D/D North, South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-472

 

DMR-022

 

Stage A:

 

Strong die scratch under GO of GOD EMDS

Die scratches Northwest-Southeast across Obverse

Reverse is EMDS

Stage B:

Strong die crack on forehead LMDS

Reverse is LMDS

Stage C:

Die chip on East end of die crack on forehead LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-D

RPM-020

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-473

DMR-023

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

 

 

 

Die crack on forehead LDS

Die crack over VDB

Die chip East of B of VDB on die crack

Die crack on lower lapel

Small die chip on T of CENT MDS

Reported by:

Carole Kelsey

 

1953-D

RPM-021

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-474

DMR-024

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

 

 

 

 

 

Heavy die crack on forehead LDS

Die crack lower RT of LIBERTY

Die crack over VDB

Die crack Northwest on shoulder

Die crack North-South on lapel

Die chip upper Left wheat grains LDS

Die chip on T of CENT

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1953-D

RPM-022

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-475

DMR-025

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

 

Die crack North-South on shoulder to rim LDS

Die crack on shoulder East of VDB

Small die chip on T of CENT LDS

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1953-D

RPM-023

Description:

D/D/D West, lower serif

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-476

DMR-026

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is EMDS
Die chips on stem of the T of CENT LDS

UVC-3073

DMR-037

Stage C:

Obverse is MDS
Reverse die changed EDS

Stage D:

Obverse is LDS
Die chips on stem of the T of CENT MDS

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1953-D

RPM-024

Description:

D/D Tilted

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-1054

DMR-027

Stage A:

Obverse is EDS

Small die gouge between last A of AMERICA and wheat EDS

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Die crack across forehead LDS

Die gouge on Reverse is gone LDS

Reported by:

Ken Chylinski

 

1953-D

RPM-025

Description:

D/D Rotated CW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-1072

DMR-029

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

 

Die crack on forehead LDS

Die crack in hair

Die chip on T of CENT LDS

UVC-1143

 

 

 

 

DMR-034

 

 

 

 

Stage D:

 

 

 

 

Heavy die crack on forehead VLDS

Heavy die crack in hair

Die chip in lower O of GOD

Die crack connects GOD and W of WE

Reverse die changed MDS

Two small die chips in upper Left wheat grains

Reported by:

Bill McMurray

 

1953-D

RPM-026

Description:

D/D South

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-1084

DMR-030

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Die chips on T of CENT LMDS

Stage C:

 

Die crack on forehead LMDS

Die clash at throat

Reverse is LDS

Stage D:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Paul Funaiole

 

1953-D

RPM-027

Description:

D/D Rotated CCW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-1090

DMR-031

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Stage D:

Die crack and die chip on forehead VLDS

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Frank Baumann

 

1953-D

RPM-028

Description:

D&D Southwest CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS64

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-1140

DMR-032

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Long die scratch under IN GOD EMDS

Numerous die scratches North-South on Reverse EMDS

Stage C:

 

Die scratch South from 5 of date almost to rim MDS

Die scratch South-Southwest from T of LIBERTY

Numerous die scratches East-West on Reverse MDS

Stage D:

Light die scratches Northeast over date LMDS

Strong die scratches North-South on Reverse LMDS

Reported by:

Ken Potter

 

1953-D

RPM-029

Description:

D/D West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-1141

DMR-033

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Light die crack over VDB LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Paul Funaiole

 

1953-S

RPM-001

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS66

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-477

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Die crack in Right wheat grains LDS

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Longer die crack in Right wheat grains VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-002

Description:

S/S East CONECA Top 100

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-478

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Die crack lower Right wheat to rim MDS

Stage C:

Obverse is LMDS

Die break lower Right wheat to rim LMDS

Stage D:

 

 

Light die crack in hair LDS

Light die crack on forehead

Minute die chip Left wheat lines LDS

Die chip on T of CENT

Stage E:

 

Obverse is VLDS

Die crack South from chip in Left wheat lines VLDS

Stronger die chips on Reverse

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-003

Description:

S/S South

Grade:

MS66

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-479

DMR-004

Stage A:

Die gouge though O of GOD EDS

Die scratches East-West on Reverse EDS

Stage B:

 

Die scratches North-South on Obverse MDS

Obverse die gouge abraded away

Reverse die scratches worn away MDS

Stage C:

Die crack in hair LDS

Die abraded upper Right leg of N of CENT LDS

Stage D:

Die crack on shoulder to rim VLDS

Die chip on T of CENT VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-004

Description:

S/S North

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-7

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-480

DMR-005

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Stage D:

Obverse and Reverse are VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-005

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS66

Rarity:

Overall: URS-8

Mint State: URS-7

Markers:

UVC-481

DMR-006

Stage A:

Die scratch South from Left leg of R of LIBERTY EDS

Light die crack in Right wheat grains MDS

Die scratches Northeast-Southwest on Reverse

UVC-482

DMR-007

Stage B:

Die clash from N of CENT at throat MDS

Reverse die changed EDS

Stage C:

Obverse is LMDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage D:

Obverse is LMDS

Die clash between NT of CENT MDS

Small die chip in Right wheat lines

Light die crack in Right wheat grains

Stage E:

Die clash at throat worn away LDS

Die clash between NT of CENT abraded away LMDS

Heavy die scratch North from Right side of O of ONE

Stage F:

Obverse is LDS

Die break in Left wheat lines LDS

Die break upper Left wheat to rim

Reverse die scratches faint but identifiable

UVC-3317

DMR-039

Stage G:

Light die crack on forehead VLDS

Reverse die changed EDS
Die gouge in O of ONE

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-006

Description:

S/S North

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-8

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-483

DMR-008

Stage A:

Obverse is EDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Reverse is LDS

UVC-484

 

DMR-009

 

Stage C:

 

Die crack from head to rim West of W of WE LMDS

Die crack on forehead

Reverse die changed MDS

Stage D:

Obverse is LDS

Die crack upper Left wheat to rim LDS

Stage E:

Obverse is VLDS

Die chip outside Left wheat grains VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-007

Description:

S/S Rotated CCW

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-485

DMR-010

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse is LMDS

Die crack middle of Right wheat to rim LMDS

UVC-1057

 

DMR-034

 

Stage D:

 

Obverse is LDS

Reverse die changed LDS

Die scratches North-South on Reverse

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-008

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-486

DMR-011

Stage A:

Die scratch Southeast from R of LIBERTY EDS

Strong die scratch North-South between NT of CENT EDS

Stage B:

Die crack over VDB to rim on East side MDS

Reverse die scratch worn away MDS

Stage C:

Die chip upper 5 of date LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-009

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-487

DMR-012

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

 

 

 

Three die cracks in hair LDS

Die crack on forehead over eye

Light die crack in Left wheat lines LDS

Light die crack in Right wheat grains

Die break on T of CENT

Stage D:

Die chip in 1/4 of upper 5 of date VLDS

Die crack from upper Left wheat lines to rim VLDS

Die crack from lower Right wheat grains to rim

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-010

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-488

DMR-013

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Light die crack upper Left wheat lines to rim LDS

UVC-489

DMR-014

Stage D:

Obverse is LDS

Reverse die changed LDS

Stage E:

Numerous die scratches North-South on Obverse LDS

Numerous die scratches North-South on Reverse LDS

Stage F:

Very weak Obverse and Reverse die scratches VLDS

Stage G:

 

Die chip BIE VLDS

Die cracks from top & bottom back of B of LIBERTY

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-011

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-490

 

 

DMR-015

 

 

Stage A:

 

 

Obverse is EDS

Die crack Left wheat lines tip VLDS

Die crack Right wheat grains

Die chip on T of CENT

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS (unconfirmed)

Reverse die changed (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-012

Description:

S/S East (Re-evaluated as RPM-009, stage D, VLDS)

Grade:

Rarity:

Overall: URS-

Mint State: URS-

Markers:

UVC-491

DMR-016

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-013

Description:

S/S/S East, West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-492

DMR-017

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

Two die gouges parallel to back of bust MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

 

Die crack on 9 of date LDS

Die crack in hair

Die chip on T of CENT LDS

Stage D:

Obverse is VLDS

Light die crack Left wheat lines to rim VLDS

Light die crack lower Right wheat grains to rim

UVC-493

DMR-018

Stage E:

Die chip in 1/4 of upper 9 of date VLDS

Reverse die changed EDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-014

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS64

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-494

DMR-019

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Light die crack in hair and on forehead LDS

Die chip on right crossbar T of CENT LDS

Stage D:

 

Die crack from lapel to rim VLDS

Two die cracks in hair and on forehead

Die chips on T of CENT VLDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-015

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-5

Markers:

UVC-495

DMR-020

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

 

Light die scratch Northwest from B of LIBERTY MDS

Light die scratch from chin to 5 of date

Light die crack in hair

Heavy die scratch East-West through NU of UNUM MDS

Stage C:

 

Obverse is LMDS

Die crack upper Left wheat lines to rim LMDS

Die crack lower Right wheat grains to rim

UVC-1184

DMR-036

Stage D:

Obverse is LDS

Reverse die changed MDS

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1953-S

RPM-016

Description:

S/S Northwest

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-496

DMR-021

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die clash at throat LMDS

Reverse is LMDS

Stage C:

 

Light die crack on 9 of date LDS

Light die crack on E of LIBERTY

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1953-S

RPM-017

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-6

Mint State: URS-6

Markers:

UVC-1161

DMR-035

Stage A:

Long, light die gouge to the Right of the first T of TRUST EDS

Numerous die scratches North-South on Reverse EDS

Stage B:

Obverse is EMDS

Die crack lower Right wheat to rim MDS

UVC-497

 

DMR-022

 

Stage C:

 

Light die crack in hair MDS

Reverse die changed MDS

Circular die scratches though ATES of STATES

Stage D:

 

 

Light die crack on 9 of date LDS

Die crack in Left wheat lines LDS

Die crack in Right wheat grains

Die scratches worn away

Stage E:

Obverse is VLDS

Large die break in Right wheat grains VLDS

UVC-498

DMR-023

Stage F:

Obverse is VLDS

Reverse die changed EDS

Stage G:

Light die crack head through Right leg to W of WE VLDS

Reverse is MDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1953-S

RPM-018

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-499

DMR-024

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Small die chip on T of CENT LDS

Stage D:

 

Obverse is VLDS

Heavy die crack upper Left wheat to rim VLDS

Heavy die gouge through first U of UNUM

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1953-S

RPM-019

Description:

S/S/S Rotated CCW, South

Grade:

MS63

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-500

DMR-025

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

 

Light die crack on forehead LDS

Die crack in Left wheat lines LDS

Die crack in Right wheat grains

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1953-S

RPM-020

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-4

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-501

 

DMR-026

 

Stage A:

 

Circular die gouges around rim and on head EDS

Light die crack in Right wheat grains LDS

Die chips on T of CENT

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1953-S

RPM-021

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-1

Mint State: URS-1

Markers:

UVC-502

 

DMR-027

 

Stage A:

 

Die scratch from head to I of IN EDS

Die crack in Left wheat grains VLDS

Die crack lower Right wheat to rim

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS (unconfirmed)

Reverse die changed (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1953-S

RPM-022

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-5

Mint State: URS-4

Markers:

UVC-503

DMR-028

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Die scratches Northeast though LIBERTY LMDS

Die scratches Northeast from Left wheat LMDS

Light die crack in lower Right wheat

Stage C:

Obverse die scratches almost worn away LDS

Reverse die scratches almost worn away LDS

Stage D:

Obverse is VLDS

Die break in lower Left wheat grains VLDS

Reported by:

Harry Ellis

 

1953-S

RPM-023

Description:

S/S East

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-504

DMR-029

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Stage D:

Die crack lapel to rim VLDS

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1953-S

RPM-024

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-505

DMR-030

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

 

 

Three die cracks on forehead LDS

Three die cracks in hair

Die crack Northeast across shoulder

Reverse is LDS

Stage D:

Die break on forehead LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1953-S

RPM-025

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-506

DMR-031

Stage A:

Obverse is EDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse is LMDS
Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1953-S

RPM-026

Description:

S/S West

Grade:

MS64

Rarity:

Overall: URS-2

Mint State: URS-2

Markers:

UVC-1047

DMR-032

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Ray Parkhurst

 

1953-S

RPM-027

Description:

S/S North

Grade:

MS65

Rarity:

Overall: URS-3

Mint State: URS-3

Markers:

UVC-1049

DMR-033

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

 

 

Die crack over VDB LDS

Die crack on forehead

Die crack in hair

Reverse is LDS

Stage D:

Very weak secondary mintmark VLDS

Die break in upper Left wheat grains VLDS

Light die crack in lower Right wheat grains

Reported by:

Ken Chylinski