LDB4-1955

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

“FL+” indicates full breaks that extend below the lowest level of the letters.

LDB4-1955-004 4F+

Images are courtesy of Amanda Broadrick

 

 

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted

Reverse -Die Chips “T” in “CENT” and Right Wheat.

Cross references: Cohen Not Listed, Hardy 55P-4F+3.

“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.

LDB4-1955-001 4SBL+

Images are courtesy of Louis A. West

LIB

BIEcrack

Date

Die Markers: Obverse – Die crack that joins the tops of the two 5 digits in the date. A large die crack across Lincoln’s shoulder.

Reverse – none noted.

Cross references: Cohen 55-B75, Hardy 55P-4SBL+6.

LDB4-1955-002A 4SBL+

Images are courtesy of JC Stevens

55_215l

55_215b55_215r

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack on Skull, Die Cracks on Coat.

Reverse – Die Chips on “T” in “CENT” and tip of Right Wheat.

Cross references: Cohen 55-B105, Hardy 55P-4SBL+4.

#1 of 3 stage progression.

Stage 1, Cohen 55-B105 2 Die Crack on Coat, Number of Die Chips on Reverse.

Stage 2, Cohen 55-B107 Die crack on Skull, Large Die Chip on Left Wheat.

Stage 3, Cohen 55-B109 Die Crack Left Wheat to Rim.

LDB4-1955-002B 4SBL+

Images are courtesy of Anita LoDuca

55-002l

55-002c55-002lw

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack on Skull, 2 Die Cracks on Coat.

Reverse – Many Die Chips.

Cross references: Cohen 55-B107, Hardy 55P-4SBL+4.

LDB4-1955-002C 4SBL+

Images are courtesy of Sandy Peters

55-03l

55-03dc55-03rm

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack on Skull, 2 Die Cracks on Coat.

Reverse -Die Crack from Left Wheat to Rim, Many Die Chips.

Cross references: Cohen 55-B109, Hardy 55P-4SBL+4.

LDB4-1955-003 4BL+

Images are courtesy of Earl Williams

55-03l

55-03b55-03rm

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack on Skull.

Reverse -Die Chips “T” in “CENT” and Right Wheat.

Cross references: Cohen later stage than 55-BA250, Hardy 55P-4BL+1.

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