Click to enlargeJ99/P109

This is a restrike made in the 1870s deliberately for sale to a collector. It employs the regular 1839 capped bust obverse combined with the standing eagle reverse with 4 arrows in the its talon also used in 1838 on J72/P75. Both dies show heavy die rust.

Only 2 examples are known as follows:

1) Woodin, Newcomer, Boyd, Judd, Krouner-Coronet Coin, FPL, Witham-Auction 81, Lemus-Queller, Heritage 1/09, illustrated above - PCGS61

2) Frossard, Garrett-B/R 11/79, Bass-B/M 5/99, Southern collection, Simpson-Heritage 9/20 - PCGS63, illustrated below



Photos courtesy of Heritage & Saul Teichman.