1873 (Open 3) LgDt/SmDt S2-3000 F-106 FS-1301 (FS-009)

The Only Large Date Over Small Date Logotype Variety

1873 S2-3000

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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