1878-CC Reverse Dies


Reverse B1a


Normal die of 1878-P type B1 with a long center arrow shaft. Medium spaced small mint marks, II CC, at medium height.

Associated VAMs: 1, 1A, 2, 22


Variations:
  • VAM-2 - Normal die of type B1 with medium mint marks, II CC, at medium height with die chips in center of both Cs.
  • VAM-22 - Closed medium II CCs with die chips inside both Cs. Die marker - Horizontal die scratch in middle of eagle's right wing.

Reverse B1b


Normal die of type B1 with very widely spread mint mark, IV CC, set high and touching wreath.

Associated VAMs: 3, 6
Variations:
  • None known.

Reverse B1c


Normal die of type B1 with closely spaced mint mark, I CC, at medium height. Die chips show in center of both Cs.

Associated VAMs: 4, 18, 23
Variations:
  • None known.

Reverse B1d


Normal die of type B1 with widely spaced mint mark, III CC, at medium height.

Associated VAMs: 5
Variations:
  • None known.


Reverse B1e


Normal die of type B1 with very widely spaced mint mark, IV CC, set high with right one touching wreath and doubled inside at top.

Associated VAMs: 16, 17


Variations:
  • None known.

Reverse B1f


Normal die of type B1 with widely spaced mint mark, III CC, at medium height. Left mint mark C has a die chip in the center.

Associated VAMs: 19, 19A, 19B, 24, 24A
Variations:
  • 19.1 & 19.2

Reverse B1g


Normal die of type B1 with a medium spaced mint mark, II CC, at medium height. Left mint mark C has a die chip in the center.

Associated VAMs: 1B, 20
Variations:
  • None known.

Reverse B1h


Slightly doubled base of D in DOLLAR, right star towards rim and inside of bottoms of UNITED STATE -F AMERI letters. Medium II CC mint mark with die chips in both Cs.

Associated VAMs: 25
Variations:
  • None known.

Reverse B2a


Normal die of 1878-P type B2 with a short center arrow shaft. Medium spaced mint mark, II CC, at medium height.

Associated VAMs: 7, 7A, 13, 21, 27, 28
Variations:
  • VAM-13 - Medium spaced II CC mint mark at normal height. Two short horizontal die gouges in middle of eagle's left wing opposite neck-wing junction as in VAM-27.
  • VAM-27 - Medium spaced II CC mint mark at normal height. Two short horizontal die gouges in middle of eagle's left wing opposite neck-wing junction.
  • VAM-28 - Medium spaced II CC mint mark at normal height. Curved die scratch thru middle of E in ONE on some specimens.

Reverse B2b


Normal die of type B2 with widely spaced mint mark, II CC, at medium height tilted slightly to right. Some specimens show die polishing lines in eagle's left wing and across breast.

Associated VAMs: 8, 11, 14, 14A
Variations:
  • VAM-11 - Die polishing marks strongly evident as heavy lines at the bottom of the eagle's right wing and in the middle of the left wing. III CC mint mark at medium height and tilted slightly to right.
  • VAM-14A - Long die scratch across eagle's breast from eagle's right leg up to left shoulder and double vertical die scratch at inner middle of eagle's left wing.

Reverse B2c


Normal die of type B2 with widely spaced mint mark, III CC, set high and slanted right. Some specimens show large die chips around "We Tr" and a long heavy polishing line from right top of O in ONE.

Associated VAMs: 9
Variations:
  • None known.

Reverse B2d


Normal die of type B2 with widely spaced mint mark, III CC, at medium height.

Associated VAMs: 10, 26
Variations:
  • None known.

Reverse B2e


Normal die of type B2 with very widely spaced mint mark, IV CC, at medium height.

Associated VAMs: 12
Variations:
  • None known.

Reverse B2f


Normal die of type B2 with widely spaced mint mark, III CC, at medium height. Left C is doubled at left inside and right C has a diagonal spike at left inside.

Associated VAMs: 15
Variations:
  • None known.