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This is one of the most spectacular and dramatic die caps known. It capped the obverse die and struck many blanks.
This cap became so high that the planchet split in many places before it fell off.
This Civil War Copper/Nickel Indian Cent die cap was preserved and is in gem condition.
Editorís Note: The photo of this unbelievable major mint error was submitted by Northeast Numismatics. You can reach them at (800) 449-2646 or via their website: northeastcoin.com.