EDS markers
Obverse
Long die crack off upper right cornice through ED of UNITED is stronger, Numerous NE-SW die polish lines through date and MM, die scratch to south under BE of LIBERTY, die scratch headed NE off chin, circular die scratch inside of ear.
Reverse
Long die crack down column 12, short diagonal die scratch off leg of R in AMERICA, die crack down left plantar, parallel die scratch through T of CENT.
MDS markers
Obverse
Numerous NE-SW die polish lines through date and MM, die scratch to south under BE of LIBERTY, die scratch headed NE off chin, circular die scratch inside of ear.
Reverse
Long die crack off upper right cornice through ED of UNITED is somewhat weaker than earlier stage, long die crack down column 12, no die scratch off leg of R in AMERICA, die crack down left plantar, parallel die scratch through T of CENT is faint. Reverse is MDS.
LDS markers
Obverse
horizontal die scratches under chin and north-east off chin, die scratch to south under BE of LIBERTY, die scratch headed NE off chin, circular die scratches inside of ear are very weak and mostly absent
Reverse
Long die crack off upper right cornice through ED of UNITED is weak but visible, Long die crack down column 12, no die scratch off leg of R in AMERICA, die crack down left plantar is stronger, lighter parallel die scratch through T of CENT.
Value Information
  F...................1.00
  VF..................2.00
  EF..................4.00
  AU..................6.00
  UNC.................8.00
  MS63................10.00
  MS65................15.00
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1979D-1MM-003
| D/D ROTATED CCW (MDS)
CONECA: UNKNOWN  |  Crawford:UNKNOWN
Wexler: UNKNOWN  |  FS#:UNKNOWN
coin photographed is credited to Chuck Daughtrey .
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A very nice rotation can be seen to include splits on both serifs. This RPM is punch on a common damaged punch giving the appearance of D/D/D on the lower left serif.









 

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