1836 - McCloskey 2-B       R4

1836 2-B obverse image 1836 2-B reverse image

Diagnostic Features

Obverse: Digit 6 centered under curl; die crack from star 8 extending down through digit 6.
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 6507; first head; small 5.

Coin illustrated is NGC 45 acquired from Douglas Winter Numismatics.

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