WASHINGTON QUARTER DOUBLED DIES 1946

Revised on July 1, 2012

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

 

 

1946

1946-D

1946-S

 

 

 

 

1946

SDO-002

Designation:

SD-2-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on TR of TRUST. Due to the use of a two digit hub the 46 of the date are strong while the 19 are washed out

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

ODV-003

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-0588

DMR-001

RDV-001

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1946

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-V-CW from K-3

Description:

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

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0589

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Die crack across forehead into hair LDS

Die scratch East-West above ear

Die crack across bust into queue

Die crack down Left wing LDS

Die gouge through lower ATES of STATES and OF to A of AMERICA

Die crack through RIBUS to Right wing

Reported by:

John A. Wexler

 

1946

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-I-CW; FS-25-1946-101

Description:

Strong spread on date, IN GOD WE TRUST, LIBERTY, ribbon, and designer's initials

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0590

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Die crack across bust LDS

Die crack from N of UNITED down and through eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing to U of QUARTER LDS

Die crack on wing under NITED of UNITED

Die crack on wing under MERIC of AMERICA

Reported by:

Ed Raser

 

1946

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-II-C+VI

Description:

Extreme extra thickness on IN GOD WE TRUST, LIBERTY, date, and ribbon

Grade:

MS64

Population:

10

Markers:

UVC-0591

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Reverse is LISTED as DDR-001 MDS

Stage C:

Die crack across upper hair LMDS

Die crack across bust

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

Stage D:

Die crack across bust extends into queue LDS

Die crack on wing extends to Q of QUARTER LDS

Stage E:

Die crack across bust into field both in front and back VLDS

Reverse is VLDS

Reported by:

Ed Raser

 

1946

DDO-004

Designation:

4-O-II-C+V-CCW from K-7

Description:

Light spread on date and designer's initials with rotation on RTY of LIBERTY

Grade:

MS63

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-0592

DMR-005

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die crack across queue and ribbon into field MDS

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

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Joe Feld

 

1946

DDO-005

Designation:

5-O-I-CCW

Description:

Medium spread on LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, date, queue, and designer's initials

Grade:

MS63

Population:

5

Markers:

UVC-0593

DMR-006

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Die crack across forehead and upper hair LDS

Die crack BUS of PLURIBUS to wing LDS

Reported by:

Chris Pilliod

 

1946

DDO-006

Designation:

6-O-VI

Description:

Strong extra thickness on IN GOD WE TRUST, LIBERTY, date, and queue

Grade:

AU55

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0594

DMR-007

Stage A:

Obverse and Reverse are EMDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Zaps coins

 

1946

DDO-007

Designation:

7-O-IV

Description:

Medium spread on WE and last T of TRUST

Grade:

MS65

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0595

DMR-008

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Two straggly die scratches from back of head LDS

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Jose Cortez

 

1946

DDO-008

Designation:

8-O-V-CCW from K-10; FS-25-1946-801 (018.2)

Description:

Light spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, date, ribbon end, and RTY of LIBERTY

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0596

DMR-009

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Reverse is LISTED as DDR-002 MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Frank Baumann

 

1946

DDO-009

Designation:

9-O-I-CW

Description:

Medium spread on IN GOD WE TRUST and LIBERTY with light spread on date and ribbon end

Grade:

MS64

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-0597

DMR-010

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die crack across forehead MDS

Two die scratches from T to Y of LIBERTY

Die scratch from eagle's upper beak to wing MDS

Stage C:

Die crack across bust LDS

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

Die crack RIBUS of PLURIBUS to wing under AMER of AMERICA

Die crack East from eagle's head

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1946

DDO-010

Designation:

10-O-II-C+V-CCW from K-7

Description:

Medium spread on ribbon end and bow with rotation on RTY of LIBERTY

Grade:

MS64

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0598

DMR-011

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Light U shaped die gouge on eagle's upper Right (viewer's Left) wing MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1946

DDO-011

Designation:

11-O-I-CCW

Description:

Light spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, date, designer's initials, ribbon end, and LIBERTY

Grade:

MS63

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-0599

DMR-012

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Die crack across forehead and hair LMDS

Reverse is LMDS

Stage D:

Obverse is LDS

Die crack RIBUS of PLURIBUS to wing under AMER of AMERICA LDS

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1946

DDO-012

Designation:

12-O-V-CCW from K-11

Description:

Light spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, date, ribbon end, and RTY of LIBERTY

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0600

DMR-013

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die crack across upper hair MDS

Die crack across bust

V shaped die gouge between upper IB of LIBERTY

Numerous short die gouges on especially on upper Reverse MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1946

DDO-013

Designation:

13-O-I-CCW

Description:

Light spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, LIBERTY, and date

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0601

DMR-014

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Die crack from BUS of PLURIBUS to wing LDS

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

Reported by:

Zaps coins

 

1946

DDO-014

Designation:

14-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on date, ribbon end, LIBERTY, and IN GOD WE TRUST as notches

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0602

DMR-015

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Die crack across bust LDS

Die crack from PLURIBUS of PLURIBUS to wing under I of AMERICA LDS

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing to leaves above U of QUARTER

Reported by:

Zaps coins

 

1946

DDO-015

Designation:

15-O-V-CCW from K-9

Description:

Light spread on BERTY of LIBERTY and date

Grade:

AU50

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0603

DMR-016

Stage A:

Circular die scratch below date and above LIBERTY EDS

Reverse is EDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Zaps coins

 

1946

DDO-016

Designation:

16-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on 46 of date

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0604

DMR-019

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Die crack across bust LDS

Light die crack across upper hair

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

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1946

DDO-017

Designation:

17-O-V-CW from K-12

Description:

Light spread on date and IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0605

DMR-020

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Strong die scratch under last S of STATES MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1946

DDO-018

Designation:

18-O-I-CCW

Description:

Medium spread on LIBERTY with light spread on IN GOD WE TRUST and date

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0702

DMR-021

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Die crack across forehead and hair LDS

Die crack across bust

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

Reported by:

Zaps coins

 

1946

DDO-019

Designation:

19-O-I-CW

Description:

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

Grade:

MS66

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-1855

DMR-024

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die crack over designer's initials MDS

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

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1946

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-V-CW from K-6

Description:

Light spread on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and E PLURIBUS UNUM

Grade:

MS64

Population:

8

Markers:

UVC-0591

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse is MDS

Obverse is LISTED as DDO-003 MDS

Stage C:

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

Die crack across upper hair LMDS

Die crack across bust

Stage D:

Die crack on wing extends to Q of QUARTER LDS

Die crack across bust extends into queue LDS

Stage E:

Reverse is VLDS

Die crack across bust into field both in front and back VLDS

Reported by:

Gary B. Shaffstall

 

1946

DDR-002

Designation:

2-R-V-CW from K-6; FS-25-1946-801 (018.2)

Description:

Medium spread on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and E PLURIBUS UNUM

Grade:

MS64

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0596

DMR-009

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse is MDS

Obverse is LISTED as DDO-008 MLDS

Stage C:

Reverse and Obverse are LDS

Reported by:

Frank Baumann

 

1946

DDR-003

Designation:

3-R-V-CW from K-6

Description:

Medium spread on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and E PLURIBUS

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0606

DMR-017

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Five parallel die scratches through lower M of AMERICA LDS

Die crack across forehead and hair

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1946

DDR-004

Designation:

4-R-VI

Description:

Medium extra thickness on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and E PLURIBUS with light extra thickness on stems and QUARTER DOLLAR

Grade:

MS63

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-0607

DMR-018

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Reverse and Obverse are MDS

Stage C:

Reverse is LMDS

Die crack across upper hair above forehead LMDS

Stage D:

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

Obverse is LDS

Reported by:

Zaps coins

 

1946

DDR-005

Designation:

5-R-VI

Description:

Medium extra thickness on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS, QUARTER DOLLAR, and stems

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0922

DMR-022

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die scratch South from U of UNITED MDS

Minor doubling CCW on RTY of LIBERTY MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Zaps coins

 

1946

DDR-006

Designation:

6-R-V-CW from K-7

Description:

Light spread on OF AMERICA

Grade:

MS62

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0923

DMR-023

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

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

Die crack across upper hair MDS

Minor doubling CCW on RTY of LIBERTY

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

James Wiles

 

1946-D

SDO-002

Designation:

SD-2-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on TR of TRUST. Due to the use of a two digit hub the 46 of the date are strong while the 19 are washed out

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

ODV-003

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-0608

DMR-001

RDV-001

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1946-D

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-V-CCW from K-7

Description:

Medium spread on LIBERTY with strongest on RTY and light spread on ribbon end

Grade:

MS65

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-0609

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Ed Raser

 

1946-D

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on date and IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

MS65

Population:

5

Markers:

UVC-0610

DMR-003

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Die crack strong across base of bust LDS

Die crack across hair into forehead

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

Mintmark is set far Left

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1946-D

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-V-CW from K-2

Description:

Medium spread on IN GOD WE TRUST, date, designer's initials, and ribbon end

Grade:

MS66

Population:

9

Markers:

UVC-0611

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Numerous die scratches on Obverse MDS

Strong die scratches between 946 of date

Strong circular die scratches through rim letters MDS

Stage C:

Die crack across forehead and hair LDS

Light die crack across bust

Weak die scratches between 946 of date

Most die scratches worn away on Reverse LDS

Stage D:

Obverse die cracks are heavier VLDS

Obverse die scratches worn away

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

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1946-D

DDO-004

Designation:

4-O-I-CW

Description:

Light spread on date, IN GOD WE TRUST, and LIBERTY

Grade:

MS63

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-0612

DMR-005

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die crack across upper hair MDS

Die crack across base of bust

Strong die scratches over Reverse MDS

Stage C:

Obverse is LDS

Die crack down eagle's Right (viewer's Left) wing extends to Q of QUARTER and through STAT of STATES LDS

Die crack from lower OF to wing though IC of AMERICA

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1946-D

DDO-005

Designation:

5-O-II-C+V-CW from K-3

Description:

Light spread on date with rotational spread on IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-0613

DMR-006

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are LMDS

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1946-D

DDO-006

Designation:

6-O-V-CW from K-3

Description:

Light spread on IN GOD WE TRUST and LIBE of LIBERTY

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0614

DMR-007

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Numerous die scratches Northeast through 19 of date MDS

Reverse is a split serif RPM MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Ward Miller

 

1946-D

DDO-007

Designation:

7-O-II-C

Description:

Medium spread on date

Grade:

MS66

Population:

4

Markers:

UVC-0615

DMR-014

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Strong die crack across base of bust LDS

Die crack across upper hair

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

Mintmark is centered

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1946-D

DDO-008

Designation:

8-O-V-CW from K-3

Description:

Medium spread on IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0616

DMR-015

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Stage D:

Heavy die crack across forehead and hair VLDS

Die crack across bust into queue

Die crack from US of PLURIBUS to wing VLDS

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

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1946-D

DDO-009

Designation:

9-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on 46 of date

Grade:

MS65

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0617

DMR-016

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Die crack across base of bust LDS

Die crack across upper hair

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

Die crack RIBUS of PLURIBUS to wing under I of AMERICA

Die crack from knot through lower Right leaves to R of DOLLAR

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1946-D

DDO-010

Designation:

10-O-II-C+V-CW from K-2

Description:

Light spread on RTY of LIBERTY with light rotation on IN GOD WE TRUST

Grade:

MS65

Population:

5

Markers:

UVC-0623

DMR-0011

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse is MDS

Reverse is LISTED as RPM-003 MDS

Stage C:

Light die crack across bust LDS

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

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert

 

1946-D

DDR-001

Designation:

1-R-II-C

Description:

Light spread on QUARTER DOLLAR and Left stem, with very light spread on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0619

DMR-008

Stage A:

Reverse and Obverse are EMDS

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Larry Briggs

 

1946-D

DDR-002

Designation:

2-R-II-C+VI

Description:

 

Light spread on UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, and eagle's tuft, with extra thickness on QUARTER DOLLAR and stems

Grade:

MS63

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-0620

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

Die chip on upper wing under first S of STATES

Light die crack in hair and forehead LDS

Light die crack across bust

Reported by:

Charles Bondurant

 

1946-S

SDO-002

Designation:

SD-2-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on TR of TRUST. Due to the use of a two digit hub the 46 of the date are strong while the 19 are washed out

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

ODV-003

Strength of doubling will vary depending upon hub and die state

UVC-0626

DMR-001

RDV-001

Reported by:

Lee Hiemke

 

1946-S

DDO-001

Designation:

1-O-II-C

Description:

Strong spread on LIBERTY

Grade:

MS66

Population:

7, 4

Markers:

UVC-0627

DMR-002

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Medium die gouge horizontal though 9 of date MDS

Numerous die scratches North-South on Obverse

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Die crack across upper hair and forehead LMDS

Die scratches are very weak

Reverse is LMDS

UVC-0628

 

DMR-003

Stage D:

Die crack across bust LDS

Reverse die changed LDS

Reverse is LISTED as RPM-003

Reported by:

Delma K. Romines

 

1946-S

DDO-002

Designation:

2-O-V-CW from K-12

Description:

Light spread on IN GOD WE TRUST and date

Grade:

MS63

Population:

3

Markers:

UVC-0629

DMR-004

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Obverse and Reverse are MDS

Stage C:

Die crack across forehead and hair LDS

Die crack across base of bust

Reverse is LDS

Reported by:

Ward Miller

 

1946-S

DDO-003

Designation:

3-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on LIBERTY

Grade:

MS63

Population:

2

Markers:

UVC-0630

DMR-005

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die gouge behind head under T of LIBERTY MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

Die gouge worn away LDS

Circular die scratches through and below mintmark LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1946-S

DDO-004

Designation:

4-O-II-C

Description:

Light spread on LIBERTY

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0631

DMR-006

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

MDS (unconfirmed)

Stage C:

Obverse and Reverse are LDS

Reported by:

Unknown

 

1946-S

DDO-005

Designation:

5-O-II-C+V-CW from K-6

Description:

Light spread on LIBERTY

Grade:

MS63

Population:

1

Markers:

UVC-0632

DMR-011

Stage A:

EDS (unconfirmed)

Stage B:

Die scratch Southeast through U of TRUST MDS

Reverse is MDS

Stage C:

LDS (unconfirmed)

Reported by:

Timothy Wissert