LDB4 – 1957

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.

“F+” indicates full breaks that extend both above the highest level and below the lowest level of the letters.

LDB4-1957-029 4F+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_183l

57_183c57_183r

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack Head & Coat.

                              Reverse – Die Break Left Wheat.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B432, Hardy 57P-4F+3.

LDB4-1957-033 4F+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_192l

57_192b57_192c

Die Markers: Obverse – Die crack on the bottom of the coat.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Not Listed, Hardy 57P-4F+.

LDB4-1957-034 4F+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_193l

57_193b57_193d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Not Listed, Hardy 57P-4F+27.

LDB4-1957-035 4F+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_194l

57_194b57_194d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Not Listed, Hardy 57P-4F+20.

LDB4-1957-040 4F+

Images Courtesy of Chris Simpson

57-001l

57-001b57-001c

Die Markers: Obverse – Very light Die Crack Rim to  Bust.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B618, Hardy 57P-4F+32.

LDB4-1957-043 4F+

Images Courtesy of Andrew Wojtowich

57D84l

57D84b57D84oo

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Not Listed, Hardy 57P-4F+11.

LDB4-1957-046 4F+

Images Courtesy of Andrew Wojtowich

57-46l

57-46b57-46o

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack bottom of Lincoln’s Coat and on the Skull.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Not Listed, Hardy 57P-4F+8.

LDB4-1957-050 4F+

Images Courtesy of Juan Aguerre

57-50l

57-50b 57-50r

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – Die Chips  on stem of “T” in “CENT” and on Left Wheat, Die Crack Right Wheat to rim.

Cross references: Cohen’s 57-B532., Hardy 57P-4F+29.

“FH+” indicates full breaks that extend above the highest level of the letters.

LDB4-1957-003 4FH+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_038l

57_038mo57_038mr

DIE MARKERS: OBVERSE –  Die Break Skull.

                            REVERSE – Die Chip on T in CENT.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B615, Hardy 57P-4FH+9, IDB-1c-1957-01.

LDB4-1957-026 4FH+

Images Courtesy of Juan Aguerre

57-26c l

57-26c o 57-26c r

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Cracks Skull & Coat, Die Break Skull.

                              Reverse – 2 Die Dents between rim and Left Wheat.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B604, Hardy 57P-4FH+15.

#3 of 3 stage progression.

LDB4-1957-027C 4FH+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_181l

57_181c57_181lw

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Chip B in LIBERTY, Die Cracks Head & Coat.

                              Reverse – Die chip Left Wheat & T in CENT.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B568, Hardy 57P-4FH+13.

#3 of 5 stage progression.

LDB4-1957-042 4FH+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57214l

57214h57214c

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack Bottom of the Coat, Die Break Head.

                              Reverse – Die Chip T in CENT.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4FH+15.

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

LDB4-1957-004 4FL+

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57_044l

57_044lmo

DIE MARKERS: OBVERSE –  Die Break Skull, Die Crack over VBD.

                            REVERSE – Multiple Die Chips on both wheat stalks.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B542, Hardy 57P-4FL+14.

LDB4-1957-013B 4FL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_156l

57_156d57_156cr

Die Markers: Obverse – R Date, Die Crack Head.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen 57-BR3, Hardy 57P-4FL+25.

#2 of 5 stage progression.

Images are needed for stages 1, 3 & 5.

Stage 1, Cohen 57B-513 Die Crack on head, Die Crack over VBD.

Stage 2, Cohen 57-BR3 R date smaller than BR2.

Stage 3, Cohen 57-BR2 R date is larger than BR-3 but smaller than BR1a.

Stage 4, Cohen 57-BR1a R date is not as large as BR1.  Die Chip on the top of head.

Stage 5, Cohen 57-BR1 BIE, Spike Head, R date is larger than BR2.

LDB4-1957-013D 4FL+

Images Courtesy of Juan Aguerre

57-13cl

57-13cdch 57-13cdcv

Die Markers: Obverse – R Date, Die Chip Head.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen 57-BR1a, Hardy 57P-4FL+25.

Stage #4 of 5 stage progression.

LDB4-1957-014 4FL+

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57_157l

57_157d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4FL+.

LDB4-1957-015 4FL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_155l

57_155d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4FL+5.

LDB4-1957-018 4FL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57-166l

57-166b257-166d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4FL+.

LDB4-1957-019 4FL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_163l

57_163b

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4FL+.

LDB4-1957-020 4FL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_164l

57_164b57_164r

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted

                              Reverse – Die Chip on Right Wheat.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4FL+.

LDB4-1957-025 4FL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_175l

57_175b57_175d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B624, Hardy 57P-4FL+36.

LDB4-1957-028 4FL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_182l

57_182b57_182d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Not Listed, Hardy 57P-4FL+15.

LDB4-1957-030 4FL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_184l

57_184lc57_184lw

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack Head & Coat.

                              Reverse – Die Break/Chips Left Wheat, Right Wheat & T in CENT.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B542, Hardy 57P-4FL+20.

LDB4-1957-031 4FL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_190l

57_190b57_190d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Not Listed, Hardy 57P-4FL+.

LDB4-1957-036 4FL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_195l

57_195b57_195dd

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4FL+4.

LDB4-1957-039 4FL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_154l

57_154d57_154cr

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Chips 9 & 5 on Date, Die Crack Rim to  VBD.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B446, Hardy 57P-4FL+9.

LDB4-1957-041 4FL+

Images Courtesy of Fred Weinberg

57213bl

57213b57213c

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack Bottom of the Coat.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4FL+.

LDB4-1957-049 4FL+

Images Courtesy of Juan Aguerre

57-49l

57-49b 57-49hc

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack on the Skull.

                              Reverse – Die Chip  on stem of “T” in “CENT”.

Cross references: Cohen Pending , Hardy 57P-4FL+.

LDB4-1957-052 4FL+

Images Courtesy of Juan Aguerre

57-52l

57-52b 57-52o0

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Cracks on Head and Coat.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending , Hardy 57P-4FL+.

LDB4-1957-055 4FL+ 

Images Courtesy of Juan Aguerre

57-55l

57-55b 57-55h

57-55c 57-55r

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Cracks on Lincoln’s Head & Coat.

                              Reverse – Die Chips on “T” in “CENT” & Left Wheat.

Cross references: Cohen Pending , Hardy 57P-4FL+.

LDB4-1957-056 4FL+

Images Courtesy of Pete Apple

57-56l

57-56o 57-56r

Die Markers: None noted.

Cross references: Cohen Not listed , Hardy 57P-4FL+27.

“F” indicates a break that is flush with the highest and the lowest levels of the letters.

LDB4-1957-005 4F

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_101l

57_101d

DIE MARKERS: OBVERSE –  None Noted.

                            REVERSE – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4F.

LDB4-1957-009 4F

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

54_081

54_081d

DIE MARKERS: OBVERSE –  None Noted.

                            REVERSE – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B588, Hardy 57P-4F.

LDB4-1957-021C 4F

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_167l

57_167o57_167r

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Scratches below LIBERTY, Die Crack over VBD.

                              Reverse – Die Chip on E in STATES.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B502, Hardy 57P-4F.

#3 of 3 stage progression.

LDB4-1957-032 4F

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57_191l

57_191b57_191r

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – Die Chip on T in CENT.

Cross references: Cohen Not Listed, Hardy 57P-4F.

LDB4-1957-051 4F

Images Courtesy of Juan Aguerre

73-51l

73-51b 73-51oo

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Chip on 9 in Date.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending , Hardy 57P-4F.

LDB4-1957-054 4F

Images Courtesy of Juan Aguerre

57-54l

57-54b 57-54d

57-54hc 57-54rc

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack on Lincoln’s Head & Die Chip 9 in Date.

                              Reverse – Die Crack Left Wheat to Rim.

Cross references: Cohen Pending , Hardy 57P-4F.

“EH”  indicates a break of ¾ “upper” die break.

LDB4-1957-047 4EH

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57-47l

57-47o57-47r

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack on the Skull.

                              Reverse – Die Chips on both wheat stalks & “T” in “CENT”.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B910 , Hardy 57P-4EH-1 .

“EL”  indicates a break of ¾ “lower” die break.

LDB4-1957-023 4EL

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57_172l

57_172b57_172r

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – Die Chip Right Wheat Stalk,

Cross references: Cohen 57-B438, Hardy 57P-4EL.

LDB4-1957-038 4EL

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_197l

57_197c57_197h

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack coat, Die Break Head.

                              Reverse – Die Chip on T in CENT.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4EL.

LDB4-1957-045B 4EL

Images Courtesy of Andrew Wojtowich

57-45l

57-45b57-45r

57-45d

 

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack bottom of “B” in “LIBERTY”, R-dated “Die Chip on 1 in date”.

                              Reverse – Die Chips on Right Wheat, “E” on “ONE”, “T” on “CENT” and a Die Crack on the tip of the Left Wheat.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B406, Hardy 57P-4EL.

#2 of 3 stage progression.

Images are needed for stage  #1.

Stage 1, Cohen 57-B405 Die Crack bottom of B in LIBERTY, Die Chips Right Wheat and T in CENT, a small Die Crack tip of Left Wheat.

Stage 2, Cohen 57-B406 Die Chip E in CENT. Die Break/Chip between B&E is larger.

Stage 3. Cohen 57-B5 Die R-Dated.   The Die Crack at the bottom of the “B” is now a Chip. See “LDB34-1957-001C”.

“EL+”  indicates a break of ¾ that extend below the lowest level of the letters.

LDB4-1957-001 4EL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

55_141l

55_141dc

DIE MARKERS: OBVERSE –  Die Crack Head.

                            REVERSE – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B596, Hardy 57P-4EL+25.

LDB4-1957-002 4EL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_068l

57_068d

DIE MARKERS: OBVERSE –  None Noted.

                            REVERSE – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen not listed, Hardy 57P-4EL+36.

LDB4-1957-006 4EL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57-159l

57-159h57-159r

DIE MARKERS: OBVERSE –  Die Crack Skull, Die Crack Coat.

                            REVERSE – Die Chip on C in CENT.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B442, Hardy 57P-4EL+.

LDB4-1957-007 4EL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_100l

57_100d

DIE MARKERS: OBVERSE –  Very small Die chip on inside loop of the 9 on the Date.

                            REVERSE – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-EL+6.

LDB4-1957-010A 4EL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_035l

57_035h57_035c

DIE MARKERS: OBVERSE –  Die Crack Skull, Die Crack coat to rim at V.

                            REVERSE – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen 57-B445, Hardy 57P-4EL+42.

#1 of 2 stage progression.

LDB4-1957-011 4EL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_067l

57_067mr

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – Die Chip Stem of T on CENT.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4EL+17.

LDB4-1957-012A 4EL+

Images Courtesy of Juan Aguerre

57-12l

 

57-12bb 57-12c

 Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack above VBD.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4EL+.

LDB4-1957-012C 4EL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

 

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack above VBD.

                              Reverse – Die Chip on “E” in STATES.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4EL+.

LDB4-1957-016 4EL+

Images Courtesy of John Smith

57_JS1l

57_JS1d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4EL+29.

LDB4-1957-017 4EL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57-161l

57-161b57-161c

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack Coat

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4EL+26.

LDB4-1957-022 4EL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_170l

57_170b57_170d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Not Listed, Hardy 57P-4EL+39.

LDB4-1957-037 4EL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_196l

57_196b57_196d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4EL+.

LDB4-1957-044 4EL+

Images Courtesy of Andrew Wojtowich

57-44l

57-44b57-44d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Not Listed, Hardy 57P-4EL+.

LDB4-1957-048 4EL+

Images Courtesy of Juan Aguerre

57-l

57-b 57-h

57-om

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack on the Skull and above VBD.

                              Reverse – Very small die chip on “T” in “CENT”

Cross references: Cohen 57-B456 , Hardy 57P-4EL+.

LDB4-1957-053 4EL+

Images Courtesy of Juan Aguerre

57-53l

57-53b 57-53c

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack on the bottom of Lincoln’s Coat.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Not Listed , Hardy 57P-4EL+.

LDB4-1957-057 4EL+

Images Courtesy of Nolan Workman

 

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Break on Lincoln’s Head.

                              Reverse – Die Chip on “T” in “CENT”.

Cross references: Cohen Pending , Hardy 57P-4EL+.

“DL+” indicates a break of ½ or more, but less than ¾ that extend below the lowest level of the letters.

LDB4-1957-008 4DL+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_102l

57_102d

DIE MARKERS: OBVERSE –  None Noted.

                            REVERSE – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen Pending, Hardy 57P-4DL+.

“BH+” indicates a break of less than ¼ the height of the letters and extends above the highest level of the letters.

“S” indicates a semi die break.

LDB4-1957-024A 4SBH+

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57_173l

57_173b57_173h

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Cracks Skull & Coat.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross references: Cohen 57-BA653, Hardy 57P-4SBH+1.

#1 of 2 stage progression.

LDB4-1957-058 4SBH+

Images Courtesy of JC Stevens

57_176l

57_176c57_176h

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Cracks Skull & Coat.

                              Reverse – Die Crack Left Wheat.

Cross references: Cohen 57-BA703, Hardy 57P-4SBH+2.

#1 of 3 stage progression.

Images are needed for stage #2

Stage 1 Cohen 57-BA703 Die Cracks on head, coat & tip of left wheat

Stage 2 Cohen 57-B603 2 Die Dents between rim & left wheat.

Stage 3 Cohen 57-B604 Die Break Head.

 

 

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