1834 - McCloskey 2-A       R4

1836 2-A obverse image 1836 2-A reverse image

Diagnostic Features

Obverse: Digit 6 centered under curl; die crack from star 8 extending down through digit 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.

Coin illustrated is NGC 45, acquired from Heritage January FUN auction 2011, lot #12489.

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