Alaska Miner Variety AMRD-3


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Pick-Up Point

Look for a radial die crack to the top of the second A in ALASKA.
AMRD-3 is the most iconic and familiar die variety of the Alaska Miner series.
It is the most available die variety from any M.E. Hart's Coins of the Golden West series.

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Seldom Seen Full Head

For this die variety, the miner's head is usually softly struck. A "full head" example is shown below:

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Medal turn, Rarity 3
Weight: 1.53gm
Diameter: 14mm
Plain edge.
6 obverse stars
Equivalents: Burnie-1 (page 72), Bruce-Alaska-X#Tn4, Gould-Bressett 153, HK-360, SH 16-6 G, Locke (2001) 2nd of three depicted.

Die States

Die State 1.0
Die State 2.0
Die State 3.0
Die State 4.0