LDB4 – 1996

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.

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

LDB4-1996-001 4F+

Images Courtesy of Ed Games

96l

96D

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross reference: Hardy Index 4F+.

“DLM” indicates a break of ½ or more, but less than ¾ “lower middle” die break.

LDB4-1996-003 4DLM

Images are courtesy of Barry Godwin

96_002l

96_002d96_002dd

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross reference: Hardy Index 4DLM.

“DL” indicates a break of ½ or more, but less than ¾ “lower” die break.

LDB4-1996-007 4DL

Images are courtesy of Earl M. Williams

96l

96b96d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

Reverse – None noted.

Cross reference: Hardy Index 96P-4DL.

“CLM” indicates a break of ¼ or more, but less than ½ “lower middle” die break.

LDB4-1996-004 4CLM

Images Courtesy of John Smith

96_004l

96_004d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross reference: Hardy Index 4CLM.

“CL+” indicates a break of ¼ or more, but less than ½  that extend below the lowest level of the letters.

LDB4-1996-006 4CL+

Images are courtesy of Louis A. West

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Die Markers: Obverse – a die crack connects the two 9 digits in the date.

Reverse – None noted.

Cross reference: Hardy Index 96P-4CL+.

“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.

LDB4-1996-002A 4BH+

Images Courtesy of John Smith

96_003l

96_002Ad

 Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack between the 9’s in the date.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross reference: Hardy Index 4BH+.

#1 of 2 stage progression.

LDB4-1996-002B 4SBH

Images Courtesy of John Smith

96_002l

96_002Bd

Die Markers: Obverse – Die Crack between the 9’s in the date.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross reference: Hardy Index 4SBH+.

#2 of 2 stage progression.

“BHM” indicates a break of less than ¼ the height of the letters “upper middle” die break.

LDB4-1996-005 4BHM

Images are courtesy of Barry Godwin

96_001l

96_001b96_001d

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

                              Reverse – None Noted.

Cross reference: Hardy Index 4BHM.

“BLM” indicates a break of less than ¼ the height of the letters “lower middle” die break.

“S” indicates a semi die break.

LDB4-1996-009 4SBLM

Images are courtesy of Earl M. Williams

 

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

Reverse – Die Crack on column and steps.

Cross reference: Hardy Index 96P-4SBLM.

“BL” indicates a break of less than ¼ the height of the letters “lower” die break.

LDB4-1996-008 4BL

Images are courtesy of Ken Peavey

 

Die Markers: Obverse – None Noted.

Reverse – None noted.

Cross reference: Hardy Index 96P-4BL.

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