EDS markers
Obverse
No particular markers found for the obverse.
Reverse
Large die cracks show on both wheat stalks. Reverse is VLDS.
MDS markers
Obverse
Die gouge between back of jacket and Y in LIBERTY
Reverse
Reverse die changed. Pair of ENE die scratches in O of ONE. A die gouge runs north from the top of the right wheat lines. A heavy die dot shows inside the C of CENT. Die depression from N in UNUM. Reverse is MDS.
LDS markers
Obverse
The farthest west mintmark punch is weak. Severe die stress shows in the date area - causes an uneven surface on the resulting coins. A die crack runs from the top of the E of WE to the rim. An E-W die scratch shows on the throat just beneath the beard
Reverse
A heavy die gouge shows between the left wheat line tips and the E of the motto. The die dot mentioned in MDS still shows but has weakened. Reverse is LDS.
Value Information
  F...................5.00
  VF..................8.00
  EF..................15.00
  AU..................25.00
  UNC.................60.00
  MS63................100.00
  MS65................250.00
Quick Links...
1938S-1MM-002
| S/S/S WEST & WEST (MDS)
CONECA: RPM-002  |  Crawford:CRPM-002
Wexler: WRPM-002  |  FS#:502
coin photographed is credited to Tim Morrell.


This variety shows a very bold punching with a real mess of curves and serifs to the west. Old CPG#16.5











 

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