LDB4 – 1951S

The listings on this page are by description / delimitation letter / position letters. Full die breaks at the top and small die breaks at the bottom of the page. See the Hardy Index System link.

“BL+” indicates a break of less than ¼ the height of the letters that extend below the lowest level of the letters.

“S” indicates a semi die break of BL.

LDB4-1951S-001 4SBL+

Images Courtesy of Fred Weinberg



DIE MARKERS: OBVERSE –  Die Chip ” IDB” on Date and Mint Mark.

                            REVERSE – Die Crack right Wheat to Rim.

Cross references: Cohen 51S-B104, Hardy 51S-4BL+4, IDB-1c-1951S-01

#3 of 3 stage progression.

Images are needed for stages 1 & 2.

Stage 1, Cohen 56-BA101 Die Chip under E of LIBERTY. Short Die Crack at bottom of 9 on Date. Die Crack right Wheat to Rim.

Stage 2, Cohen 56-B102 Die Chip is larger. No Die Break yet on Date and Mint Mark

Stage 3, Cohen 56-B104 IDB “Die Chip” on Date and Mint Mark.


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