For the 1923 type I penny there are three die varieties consisting of an obverse die paired with three reverse dies.  The difference is the placement of the date.

1923 Type I

The spacing is measured between the one and the nine.

Reverse Dies:  The Date

Small Spacing

Nominal Spacing

Large Spacing

A die crack before the S in STATES is visible on some 1923 die A type coins.

A die crack beneath the N in ONE is visible on some 1923 die B type coins.

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