Die Chip

These are small chipped off portions of the die, usually where the field meets an element.
May appear as raised "blobs" or "fillings" adjoining design elements of a coin.
Also weaknesses in the design of the die, in regards to metal flow,
account for many chipped dies such as plugged dates and letters.

1859 One Cent -erroneously referred to as "Double Punched Narrow 9 #2"
1859 One Cent -erroneously referred to as "Double Punched Narrow 9 #1" (A later die state of #2)
1940 One Cent -Plugged 4
1943 One Cent -Plugged 3
1945 One Cent -Plugged 9
1946 One Cent -Plugged 9
1947 One Cent -Plugged 9
1951 One Cent -Plugged 9
1955 One Cent -Plugged 9
1956 One Cent -Plugged A
1959 One Cent -Plugged 9
1961 One Cent -Plugged 9

1946 Five Cents -Filling in 6 -Arrowhead
1957 Five Cents -Filling on Beavers tail -Bugtail
1962 Five Cents -Plugged A's in Canada
1966 Five Cents -Plugged Fillings in 6's

1943 Ten Cents -Plugged 4
1954 Ten Cents -Plugged 4
1958 Ten Cents -Plugged 8
1962 Ten Cents -Plugged 6
1963 Ten Cents -Plugged 6
1978 Ten Cents -Plugged 8

1956 Twenty-Five Cents -Plugged 6

1944 Fifty Cents -Last 4 Plugged

1996 Two Dollars -Reverse - Filling on Bears face -Horn -Image shown at the top of this page-
1996 Two Dollars - Obverse - Filling on Queen's forehead -Image shown below.

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