1873 (Open 3) LgDt/SmDt S2-3000 F-106 FS-1301 (FS-009)
The Only Large Date Over Small Date Logotype Variety
This 1873 (Open 3) is the only large date over small date variety in the shield nickel series. The die was initially punched with a logotype intended for a smaller coin.
Inexplicably out of all the shield nickel varieties available, the Dansco folks chose to have a hole in their album for this variety. The variety is quite rare and usually unobtainable; a better choice might have been a representative doubled die obverse..
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