Obverse Dies: 13 Known
The 1874 With Arrows Philadelphia date is common in all grades. More available in AU Mint State grades than the 1873 With Arrows date. To date, thirteen different obverse dies have been identified.
Plate Coin: Fortin 103, Repunched 74, White With Hint Of Light Gray Toning
Ron Guth: Varieties:
Fortin 106 - faint arrows, 7 and 4 heavily polished, visible repunching on 1 and 8. 4 known. Finest is ANACS AU-58. 4th specimen (AU-55) purchased on eBay 11/2008 by Bill Mackrides.
Sources and/or recommended reading:"Rare 1874 10C Variety Surfaces" by Jeff Starck, COIN WORLD, December 22, 2008, p. 10.
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