1834 - McCloskey 3-A       R3

1834 3-A obverse image 1834 3-A reverse image

Diagnostic Features

Obverse: Fancy or script 8; last digit 4 is not close to the curl; 3 and 4 in the date are distant; tall upper serif on 1.
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 6501; first head; plain 4.

Coin illustrated is PCGS 61 acquired from Douglas Winter Numismatics.

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