1836 - McCloskey 1-A       R4

1836 1-A obverse image 1836 1-A reverse image

Diagnostic Features

Obverse: Digit 6, right of center and under curl; single forehead curl; die crack between stars 5 and 6.
Reverse: Large berry among the leaves; eagle does not have a tongue; 5 is 50% under arrow feather; D is 85% under branch.

Notes and Die States

Also Breen 6507; first head; small 5.

The coin illustrated is NGC 62 from Stacks 2014 ANA auction, lot #11095.

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