Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by jcakcoin, Mar 14, 2012.
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Awesome! That is definitely FBL
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NNC and not an FBL.
All proof Franklins are FBLs, but not all FBLs are proofs.
Not sure why you quoted me on this as I didn’t mention anything of FBL in the quoted post. Although I would argue that speaking in extremes is not always accurate. Proofs are not attributed with FBL designation but a proof can in fact be short having FBL. Also to keep the subject on franklins here are some raw proofs.
1959 Type 2 and looks like FS 801
There are only two circulation strike issues that can be found with the type II reverse, 1958 and 1959 Philadelphia mint issues. These pieces were struck from proof dies. It isn't known if this was intentional or not. They can be identified with the same characteristics as type II proofs. The eagle is in high relief and has three distinct wings to the left and right of the perch.
Separate names with a comma.