100 Top Liberty Seated Dime Varieties
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||10C 1839 O Fortin 103
||PCGS XF 45
Small O Obverse/ Large O Reverse, late die state of Large O reverse paired with late die state of Small O obverse die - This variety results from a third pairing of Obverse 1 (Small O) with Reverse 3 (Large O) during their respective late die states. This is a very rare variety with few examples known to date. Inspection of both the obverse and reverse on 1839 Large O specimens will be necessary to locate this most difficult variety. Use a Large O late die state reverse as the primary diagnostic, then inspect the obverse for star positions and die cracks to locate an example of Fortin 103.
Plate Coin; The PCGS grade of EF45 is conservative as this Ahwash plate coin exhibits full AU50 details.