Obverse Dies: 8 Known
Eight different obverse dies are known for 1840 No Drapery coinage, including the Chin Whisker variety. Specialist know that Obverse 7 is atypical from other 1840 No Drapery dies due to weaker device and date details. Was Obverse 7 lapped more aggressively than other working dies before employed for coinage production? Reverse G also shows considerable weakness within the devices and could support the explanation of lapping prior to usage.
Plate Coin: Fortin 107, Obverse 7, Previously NGC MS66, Superior Luster with Peripheral Ranges of Rose/Blue Toning, the Reverse Being More Accentuated
Stack's/Bowers 11/2012:3075, $14,950
Heritage 10/2001:5935 - Eugene H. Gardner Collection - Heritage 6/2014:30245, $11,162.50
Heritage 10/2006:697, $10,925
Heritage 7/2012:3385, $6,900
Heritage 4/2013:1725, $7,931.25