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||10C 1842 O Fortin 102a
||PCGS AU 55
Shattered Reverse Die, Medium O mintmark, major diagnostic is a reverse die crack from rim through STA(TES O)F - The late die state of New Orleans 1842 Reverse B was designated "Shattered Reverse #2" by Brian Greer. A major die crack starts at the rim above the A in STATES and passes through STA(TES O)F. A second die crack starts at the left rim above UNI(T)ED and passes through the tops of UNIT(ED). Another die crack is present from rim through (S)TATES to wreath.
Plate Coin; Even gold toning with excellent display of terminal reverse die state.