WASHINGTON QUARTER DOUBLED DIES 1940

Revised on August 23, 2011

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

 

 

1940

1940-D

1940-S

 

 

 

 

1940

SDO-003

Designation:

SD-3-O-V-CCW from K-5 + VII (P, D, S)

Description:

Medium spread on LI of LIBERTY, with repunched 40 of date, and with Series doubling on IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

Strong motto (ODV-003)

UVC-0113

DMR-001

MS

RDV-001

UVC-0114

DMR-002

PR

RDV-002

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread West on IN GOD WE TRUST with a split center point on W of WE

Grade:

MS63

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-0115

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Die crack across upper hair LDS

Die crack across bust into queue

Die chip on eagle's head LDS

Die crack East from eagle's head

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing to Q of QUARTER

Die crack from S of PLURIBUS to wing

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1940

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-V-CW from K-2

Description:

Light spread on D of GOD, WE, and ST of TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-0116

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1940

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-V-CW from K-2

Description:

Medium spread on IN GOD WE TRUST and date

Grade:

MS63

Population:

6

Markers:

UVC-0117

DMR-005

Stage A:

Obverse is EDS

Reverse is LISTED as DDR-001 EDS

Stage B:

Die crack across forehead and hair MDS

Die crack across bust extends into field in front and the queue behind

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing extends to Q of QUARTER

Stage C:

Die crack across upper hair extends into field in front LDS

Die crack through N of IN and first T of TRUST

Die crack US of PLURIBUS to wing under R of AMERICA LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1940

DDO-004

Designation:

4-O-V-CW from K-2

Description:

Medium spread on OD of GOD, WE, and ST of TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-0118

DMR-006

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Joe Feld

 

1940

DDO-005

Designation:

5-O-II-C

Description:

Strong spread on OD of GOD, WE, and UST of TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-0119

DMR-007

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is EMDS

Light die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing EMDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage D:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1940

DDO-006

Designation:

6-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on LIBERTY

Grade:

MS63

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-0120

DMR-008

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Several die gouges through the eye MDS

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940

DDO-007

Designation:

7-O-V-CW from K-3

Description:

Light spread on IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0121

DMR-009

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Die crack across bust into field in front and across queue MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

 

Die crack on forehead and upper hair extends almost to Y of LIBERTY LDS

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing LDS

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940

DDO-008

Designation:

8-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-0122

DMR-010

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Die scratch connects lower BER of LIBERTY MDS

Light die crack in hair

Light die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940

DDO-009

Designation:

9-O-II-C

Description:

Very light spread on LIBERTY

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0123

DMR-011

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Numerous die scratches on Reverse MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940

DDO-010

Designation:

10-O-II-C (4)

Description:

Light spread on LIBERTY

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0124

DMR-012

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940

DDO-011

Designation:

11-O-V-CW from K-2

Description:

Medium spread on IN GOD WE TRUST and date

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0125

DMR-013

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940

DDO-012

Designation:

12-O-II-C

Description:

Medium spread on D of GOD, WE, and last T of TRUST

Grade:

MS66

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0495

DMR-016

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

 

 

Die crack across hair LDS

Die crack across bust

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing LDS

Die crack BUS of PLURIBUS to wing

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1940

DDO-013

Designation:

13-O-II-C

Description:

Medium spread on OD of GOD, WE, and UST of TRUST

Grade:

MS66

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0510

DMR-017

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Die crack across bust into queue LDS

Die crack across upper hair

Die crack across hair

Die crack on forehead Northeast from eye

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing to Q of QUARTER LDS

Die crack East from eagle's head

Die crack from M of UNUM through US of PLURIBUS to wing

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1940

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-VI

Description:

Strong extra thickness on all letters and design

Grade:

MS63

Population:

6

Markers:

UVC-0117

DMR-005

Stage A:

Reverse is EDS

Obverse is LISTED as DDO-003 EDS

Stage B:

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing extends to Q of QUARTER MDS

Die crack across bust into field in front and the queue behind

Die crack across forehead and hair MDS

Stage C:

Die crack US of PLURIBUS to wing under R of AMERICA LDS

Die crack across upper hair extends into field in front LDS

Die crack through N of IN and first T of TRUST

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1940

DDR-002

Designation:

2-R-II-C+VI

Description:

 

Light spread with medium extra thickness on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS, Right stem, and DOLLAR with light extra thickness on QUARTER

Grade:

MS63

Population:

9

Markers:

UVC-0126

DMR-014

Stage A:

Reverse and Obverse are EDS

Stage B:

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing MDS

Obverse is MDS

Stage C:

Die crack extends to Q of QUARTER LDS

Die crack across upper hair LDS

Die crack across forehead

Die crack across bust extends into field in front and queue behind

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940

DDR-003

Designation:

3-R-V-CW from K-9

Description:

Light spread on lower letters of STATES OF AMERICA and LLAR of DOLLAR

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0127

DMR-015

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse and Obverse are MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940

DDR-004

Designation:

4-R-VI

Description:

Light extra thickness UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, QUARTER DOLLAR, and both stems

Grade:

MS67

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0703

DMR-018

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse and Obverse are MDS

Stage C:

 

 

Light die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing LDS

Light die crack under ME of AMERICA

Light die crack across upper hair LDS

Light die crack across bust

Reported by:

Zaps coins

 

1940-D

SDO-003

Designation:

SD-3-O-V-CCW from K-5 + VII (P, D, S)

Description:

Medium spread on LI of LIBERTY, with repunched 40 of date, and with Series doubling on IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

Strong motto (ODV-003)

UVC-0128

DMR-001

MS

RDV-001

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940-D

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-II-C; FS-25-1940D-101 (012.5)

Description:

Strong spread on GOD WE, and UST of TRUST

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0129

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

 

Numerous light die scratches on Obverse EMDS

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing LDS

This reverse die in a slightly later die state was paired with DDO-007

Stage C:

Obverse is MDS (unconfirmed)

Reverse die changed (unconfirmed)

Stage D:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Bill Hughes

 

1940-D

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-II-C

Description:

Very light spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, date, and ribbon end

Grade:

MS66

Population:

9

Markers:

UVC-0130

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die crack across upper hair into forehead EMDS

Die crack across base of bust

Die clash at eye

Reverse is LISTED as RPM-001 EMDS

Stage C:

 

 

Obverse is MDS

Die crack through IBUS to eagle's wing MDS

Die crack down eagle's upper Right (viewer's Left) wing

Stage D:

Die crack extends through URIBUS of PLURIBUS MDS

Obverse is MDS

Stage E:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1940-D

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-V-CW from K-4

Description:

Medium spread on GOD WE, ST of TRUST

Grade:

MS65

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-0131

DMR-004

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Geoffrey Fults

 

1940-D

DDO-004

Designation:

4-O-II-C

Description:

Medium spread on OD of GOD, WE, and UST of TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0132

DMR-005

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

 

Die crack across bust into field in front and queue behind MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Steve McIntyre

 

1940-D

DDO-005

Designation:

5-O-II-C

Description:

Medium spread on GOD WE, and RUST of TRUST

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0133

DMR-006

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940-D

DDO-006

Designation:

6-O-II-C

Description:

Medium spread on GOD WE, and UST of TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-0134

DMR-007

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Light die crack across bust MDS

Reverse is LISTED as RPM-003 MDS

Die scratch from S of PLURIBUS to wing

Stage C:

 

Obverse is LDS

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing LDS

Die crack RIBUS to wing under AME of AMERICA

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940-D

DDO-007

Designation:

7-O-II-C

Description:

Medium spread on GOD, WE, and UST of TRUST

Grade:

MS66

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-0135

DMR-008

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

 

Die crack across the bust MDS

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing MDS

This reverse die in a slightly earlier die state was paired with DDO-001

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940-D

DDO-008

Designation:

8-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on GOD WE and UST of TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0136

DMR-009

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

 

Die crack across forehead and upper hair MDS

Die crack across bust to queue

Reverse is LISTED as RPM-003 MDS

Die scratch from S of PLURIBUS to wing

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1940-D

DDO-009

Designation:

9-O-II-C

Description:

Strong spread on OD of GOD, WE, and UST of TRUST

Grade:

MS66

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0137

DMR-010

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940-D

DDO-010

Designation:

10-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on OD of GOD WE and UST of TRUST, and BER of LIBERTY

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0138

DMR-011

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Light die crack on lower bust between 94 of date MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

 

Die crack across bust LDS

Die crack on forehead and in hair

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing LDS

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940-D

DDO-011

Designation:

11-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on BERTY of LIBERTY and very light spread on WE

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0139

DMR-012

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Light die crack from S of PLURIBUS to wing MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940-D

DDO-012

Designation:

12-O-II-C

Description:

Medium spread on OD of GOD, WE, and UST of TRUST

Grade:

MS66

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-0140

DMR-013

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Die crack with chips across the bust LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940-S

SDO-003

Designation:

SD-3-O-V-CCW from K-5 + VII (P, D, S)

Description:

Medium spread on LI of LIBERTY, with repunched 40 of date, and with Series doubling on IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

Strong motto (ODV-003)

UVC-0143

DMR-001

MS

RDV-001

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940-S

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-II-C

Description:

Medium spread on OD WE, and ST of TRUST

Grade:

MS64

Population:

32

Markers:

UVC-0144

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

 

Obverse is EMDS

Reverse is LISTED as DDR-001 and RPM-002 EMDS

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing

Stage C:

Obverse is MDS

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing extends to Q of QUARTER MDS

Stage D:

Die crack across upper hair MDS

Die crack 1 of date to base of bust

Die crack from middle bar of E of STATES East-Southeast through IBUS to top of eagle's Left (viewer's Right) wing MDS

Die crack across lower wreath

Stage E:

Die chip on bust above 9 of date LDS

Die crack eagle's beak North to rim at top Left corner of E of STATES LDS

Die crack from eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing extends through STA of STATES

Stage F:

Obverse is LDS

Die crack from eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing extends through STAT to die crack coming South to eagle's head LDS

Die crack across eagle's head

Reported by:

John A. Wexler

 

1940-S

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on OD of GOD, WE, and UST of TRUST

Grade:

MS66

Population:

5

Markers:

UVC-0145

DMR-003

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EMDS

Stage B:

 

Light die crack across upper hair MDS

Light die crack across designer's initials to ribbon

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1940-S

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-V-CW from K-3

Description:

Medium spread on GOD WE, and ST of TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0146

DMR-004

Stage A:

Die gouge connecting top of TY of LIBERTY EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Bill Fivaz

 

1940-S

DDO-004

Designation:

4-O-V-CW from K-3

Description:

Medium spread on GOD WE, and UST of TRUST

Grade:

MS66

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-0147

DMR-005

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

 

Light die crack across forehead and upper hair LDS

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing LDS

Die crack from S of PLURIBUS to wing

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940-S

DDO-005

Designation:

5-O-V-CW from K-3

Description:

Medium spread on GOD WE, and UST of TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

5

Markers:

UVC-0148

DMR-006

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die crack across bust MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Die crack across eagle's head LDS

Stage D:

 

Obverse is VLDS

Die crack down eagle's right (viewer's Left) wing VLDS

Die crack from eagle's head East to wing

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1940-S

DDO-006

Designation:

6-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on GOD WE, and RUST of TRUST

Grade:

MS65

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-0496

DMR-009

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Light die crack across forehead LDS

Die crack from E of EPU down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing to QU of QUARTER LDS

Die crack through UART of QUARTER

Die crack from A of STATES Southeast through URIBUS of PLURIBUS and wing to C of AMERICA

Heavy die clash on Reverse

Stage D:

Obverse is LDS

Die crack down Left side of Q of QUARTER to rim LDS

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1940-S

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-II-C

Description:

Medium spread on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and E PLURIBUS UNUM

Grade:

MS64

Population:

32

Markers:

Reverse is LISTED as RPM-002

UVC-0144

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing EMDS

Obverse is LISTED as DDO-001 EMDS

Stage C:

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing extends to Q of QUARTER MDS

Obverse is MDS

Stage D:

Die crack from middle bar of E of STATES East-Southeast through IBUS to top of eagle's Left (viewer's Right) wing MDS

Die crack across lower wreath

Die crack across upper hair MDS

Die crack 1 of date to base of bust

Stage E:

 

Die crack eagle's beak North to rim at Left corner of E of STATES LDS

Die crack from eagle's Right wing extends through STA of STATES

Die chip on bust above 9 of date LDS

Stage F:

Die crack from eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing extends through STAT to die crack coming South to eagle's head LDS

Die crack across eagle's head

Obverse is LDS

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1940-S

DDR-002

Designation:

2-R-II-C

Description:

Medium spread on QUARTER, Left stem, bow and wreath

Grade:

MS65

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0149

DMR-007

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing LDS

Die crack from BUS of PLURIBUS to wing

Die crack across bust LDS

Die crack across forehead and upper hair

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke