LINCOLN CENT MEMORIAL REVERSE DESIGN VARIETIES

LINCOLN CENT MEMORIAL REVERSE DESIGN VARIETIES

Revised on November 4, 2018

1988 1988-D
1992 1992-D
1998    
1999    
2000    

1988

RDV-006.1 Designation: RDV-006, die 1FS-01-1988-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: MS64
    Population: 3
    Markers:  
UVC-2407 DMR-002 Stage A: EDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage B:

 

Die scratches East-West on Reverse – EMDS

Die scratches East-West on Obverse – EMDS

    Stage C:

 

Reverse is MDS
Die clash on Obverse – MDS
    Stage D: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Jeff Snow

1988

RDV-006.2 Designation: RDV-006, die 2FS-01-1988-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: MS63
    Population: 2
    Markers:  
UVC-2521 DMR-005 Stage A: Reverse is EDS

Die scratch from Y of LIBERTY to neck – LMDS

    Stage B: MDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Patrick Gaughan

1988

RDV-006.3 Designation: RDV-006, die 3FS-01-1988-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: MS-63
    Population: 2
    Markers:  
UVC-2524 DMR-006 Stage A: Reverse is VEDS
Obverse is LDS
    Stage B: Die crack from upper Left building to rim through I of UNITED – EDS

Obverse is LDS

    Stage C: MDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage D: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Al Lawrence

1988

RDV-006.4 Designation: RDV-006, die 4FS-01-1988-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: AU50
    Population: 5
    Markers:  
UVC-2525 DMR-007 Stage A: Numerous fine, light die scratches Northwest on Right side of Reverse – EDS

Numerous fine, light die scratches East-West around head – EDS

    Stage B: Reverse is EMDS

Light die scratches North-South through LIBERTY – EMDS

    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Brent Foster

1988

RDV-006.5 Designation: RDV-006, die 5FS-01-1988-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: AU50
    Population: 1
    Markers:  
UVC-2725 DMR-008 Stage A: EDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage B: Reverse is EMDS

Die clash at throat and chin – MDS

    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: James Wiles

1988

RDV-006.6 Designation: RDV-006, die 6FS-01-1988-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: AU55
    Population: 2
    Markers:  
UVC-2804 DMR-009 Stage A: Reverse is EDS

Light die scratches above LIBERTY – LDS

    Stage B: Die crack from building to rim between IT of UNITED – EMDS

Light die crack from lower Right building to rim

Obverse is LDS

    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Al Lawrence

1988

RDV-006.7 Designation: RDV-006, die 7FS-01-1988-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: MS63
    Population: 1
    Markers:  
UVC-3052 DMR-011 Stage A: Reverse and Obverse are EDS
    Stage B: MDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Joseph Koelling

1988-D

RDV-006.1 Designation: RDV-006, die 1FS-01-1988D-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: MS65
    Population: 1
    Markers:  
UVC-2512 DMR-011 Stage A: Reverse is EDS

Mintmark is even with tail of 9 and well centered – EDS

    Stage B: MDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Steven Bingham

1988-D

RDV-006.2 Designation: RDV-006, die 2FS-01-1988D-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: AU58
    Population: 3
    Markers:  
UVC-2598 DMR-014 Stage A: Reverse is EDS

Mintmark is low and slightly right of center – MDS

    Stage B: MDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Colleen Davis

1988-D

RDV-006.3 Designation: RDV-006, die 3FS-01-1988D-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: AU55
    Population: 1
    Markers:  
UVC-2836 DMR-015 Stage A: Reverse is EDS

Mintmark is low and centered – EDS

    Stage B: MDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Jean Lee

1988-D

RDV-006.4 Designation: RDV-006, die 4FS-01-1988D-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: AU58
    Population: 1
    Markers:  
UVC-3115 DMR-016 Stage A: EDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage B: Reverse is MDS

Mintmark is low and left aligned with the first 8 of the date – MDS

Light die scratch connects the lower RT of LIBERTY

    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Brian Thomas

1988-D

RDV-006.5 Designation: RDV-006, die 5FS-01-1988D-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: AU58
    Population: 1
    Markers:  
UVC-2295 DMR-017 Stage A: Reverse is EDS

Mintmark is slightly higher and further right than die 4 – EDS

    Stage B: MDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Frank Hudock

1992

RDV-007.1 Designation: RDV-007, die 1 (unconfirmed)
    Description: Close AM of AMERICA
    Grade:
    Population: I need to see a specimen
    Markers:  
UVC-3354 DMR-002 Stage A: EDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage B: MDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by:  

1992-D

RDV-007.1 Designation: RDV-007, die 1FS-01-1992D-901
    Description: Close AM of AMERICA
    Grade: MS65
    Population: 1
    Markers:  
UVC-2430 DMR-002 Stage A: Reverse and Obverse are EDS
    Stage B: MDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Colin Kusch, Jaime Hernandez

1998

RDV-006.1 Designation: RDV-006, die 1FS-01-1998-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: MS65
    Population: 1
    Markers:  
UV2460 DMR-001 Stage A: EDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage B:

 

 

Die clash shows in bays 4, 8, and 9 – EMDS

Die break between building and designer’s initials

Obverse is EMDS

    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Gary Darlington

1999

RDV-006.1 Designation: RDV-006, die 1FS-01-1999-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: MS66
    Population: 3
    Markers:  
UVC-2465 DMR-001 Stage A: Die gouge under ED of UNITED – EDS

Obverse is EDS

    Stage B: Die clash shows in bays 3 and 7 – MDS

Light die scratches under right building

Die gouge dot in field between N of UNITED and building

Die scratches Northeast through date – MDS

    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Gary Darlington

1999

RDV-006.2 Designation: RDV-006, die 2FS-01-1999-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: MS63
    Population: 1
    Markers:  
UVC-3015 DMR-012 Stage A: EDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage B: Multiple die clashes show in bay 7 and above roof – MDS

Obverse is MDS

    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Al Collier

2000

RDV-006.1 Designation: RDV-006, die 1FS-01-2000-901
    Description: Proof style reverse, flared G of designer’s initials
    Grade: MS65
    Population: 1
    Markers:  
UVC-2470 DMR-001 Stage A: EDS (unconfirmed)
    Stage B:

 

 

Die scratch in the lower last S of STATES – EMDS

Die scratch above PLURIBUS

Obverse is EMDS

    Stage C: LDS (unconfirmed)
    Reported by: Gary Darlington