1834 - McCloskey 2-A       R2

1834 2-A obverse image 1834 2-A reverse image

Diagnostic Features

Obverse: Block style 8; triple punched 4; thin letters in LIBERTY.
Reverse: No berry among the leaves; eagle has a tongue; 5 is 40% under arrow feather; D is 20% under branch.

Notes and Die States

Also Breen 6502; second head; plain 4.

Coin illustrated is NGC 45, acquired from Heritage January FUN auction 2011, lot #12485.

@Mark S. Ghiorso, ClassicHalfEages.com, December 2017