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There are six die varieties for this coin, consisting of six obverse dies paired with three reverse dies.  Several obverse dies have striations.


Obverse
1851 Half Penny
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  • Obverse 1:
    • The 5 is significantly repunched.
    • The last 1 has been repunched.
    • Various repunched letters exists.
  • Obverse 1S:
    • Simililar to die 1, but striations are visible.
  • Obverse 2S:
    • The 8 is significantly repunched.
    • Various repunched letters exists.
    • Striations are visible.
  • Obverse 3:
    • The 8 has been repunched.
    • Various repunched letters exists.
  • Obverse 3S:
    • Simililar to die 3, but striations are visible.
  • Obverse 4S:
    • The date has been repunched.
    • Various repunched letters exists.
    • Striations are visible.
  • Obverse 6S:
    • The last 1 has been repunched.
    • Striations are visible.
  • Reverse A:
    • The letters in STATES are clear.
    • The R in Jersey has been repunched.
  • Reverse B:
    • Both Ts in STATES has been slightly repunched.
    • The R in Jersey has been repunched.
  • Reverse C:
    • The first T in STATES has been repunched.
    • The R in Jersey has been repunched.
For more close up images of this coin,
see under the microscope page.


Obverse Dies:  The Date
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 The 5 is significantly repunched. 
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The 8 is significantly repunched.
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The date is clear.
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The date has been repunched.
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The last 1 has been repunched.
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Obverse Dies:  DG
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Obverse Dies:  FD
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Obverse Dies:  REGINA
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Obverse Dies:  VICTORIA
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Reverse Dies:  1/26
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Reverse Dies:  STATES
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Reverse Dies:  JERSEY
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Reverse Dies:  SHILLING
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