For the 1870 half penny there are six die varieties consisting of six obverse dies paired with one reverse die.


1870
Half Penny
Obverse
Reverse




The spacings are measured between the eight and the seven and between the seven and zero.


Obverse Dies:  The Date



Nicely Spaced Digits



Nice aliginment
Large Spacing


Small Spacing


Nice aliginment
Small Spacing

Obverse Dies:  F. D.



Normal F. D.



Repunched F. D.



Normal F. D.




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Obverse Dies:  The Date



Nicely Spaced Digits



Nice Alignment
Large Spacing


Small Spacing


Obverse Dies:  The Date


Nice Alignment
Small Spacing

Obverse Dies:  F. D.



Normal F. D.



Repunched F. D.



Normal F. D.