There are five die varieties for this coin consisting of five obverse types paired with two reverse dies.  The differences can be noted in the date.  One variety has a significant die crack on the reverse.


1866
Penny
Obverse
Reverse



The spacing is measured between the sixes.  The alignment is measured with respect to the first six in the date.


Obverse Dies:  The Date


Large Spacing


Repunched Digits


Nominal Spacing


Upright 6


Reverse Dies:  The Die Crack

Normal

Die crack