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    The Cent Book: 1816-1839 (pg. 273)

    /1992 Numismatics; Cents; Coins American

    boldly crisp dentilation no trace of the crack thru date evidently struck before number 11 Most are from the second mating of these dies plainly cracked thru bases 835 and to the right No other cracks noted Most have re verse legends weak and latest strikes have minor rim crumbling at right reverse This is one of the few pre 1 840 varieties that often comes in my favorite cent color a golden biscuit tan Discussion R1 second commonest Matron 1835 MS 24 AU 24 r XF Reverse D This die appears on num bers 8 6 and is from the same hub as all 1835 Young Head reverses Key leaves point PC NR NR PC Legend is small with denomination larger I of UNITED is slightly low All As and E s in legend are repaired Final A of AMERI CA has its inner right foot very poorly patched The mouth o


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    The Cent Book: 1816-1839 (pg. 308)

    /1992 Numismatics; Cents; Coins American

    center 4 inner points S e center just outside S to rim between 8 9 Reverse has been lightly polished so the graver scratch over OF is gone Early strikes have reverse cracked faintly from bottom pendant of F thru tops AME Later strikes have dentila tion weaker obverse and reverse cracks stronger both sides flowlined and reverse legend weakened This variety is often found on tan golden biscuit planchets Discussion R2 i rather common in all grades MS 30 ALI several This is another no bonus variety 276


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