Oh Susan B! 1979 S Type 1 or 2?

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  1. RICHARD L LIGHT

    RICHARD L LIGHT New Member

    Hi all!

    I found a few 1979 s coins. Most appear to be Type 1. I found two that look a bit different and wondered could they be Type2!?!?

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  3. mikenoodle

    mikenoodle The Village Idiot

    All 1979 circulation strike SBAs are Type 1
     
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  4. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    The proof coins come in type 1 and type 2.
     
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  5. RICHARD L LIGHT

    RICHARD L LIGHT New Member

    Thanks all i am still learning. I feel like a bit of a dope. But glad to have the knowledge now!!
     
  6. mikenoodle

    mikenoodle The Village Idiot

    Don’t feel badly. We all started out somewhere. If you search for images of SBA Type I and II, you will see what each mint marks looks like and for me, at least, it’s kind of simple. The 79-S Type I looks like a blob, the Type II looks more like an S and less like an S shaped hill.

    The 81-S looks exactly like the 79 Type II, because it is exactly the same Mint mark punch, and the S Of The Type II has different sized loops (top and bottom of the S)
     
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