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1949-D 5¢ WOMM-001

Description:  D/S North

Die Markers:  Obverse:  Die scratches run through the tops of the letters of IN.  A die scratch extends from the top of the G in GOD.  Reverse:  Several parallel die scratches run through the lower letters in UNITED and from the last S in STATES to the O in OF.

Submitted By:  Unknown

Cross References:  CONECA: OMM #1, Cherrypickers: FS-05-1949D-501 (032), Breen: #2720




1954-S 5¢ WOMM-001

Description:  S/D South

Die Markers:  Obverse Stage A:  A die scratch runs through the U of TRUST toward Jefferson’s forehead.  Obverse Stage B:  None noted.  Reverse Stage A:  The lower part of the vertical bar of the D can be seen in the lower left of the S mint mark.  A die scratch runs WNW from the lower left side of the dome.  A die scratch runs ESE from the lower E in FIVE.  Other die scratches can be found throughout the reverse.  Reverse Stage B:  The bottom of the S appears filled and the lower part of the vertical bar of the D can no longer be seen.

Submitted By:  Unknown

Cross References:  CONECA: OMM #1, Cherrypickers: FS-05-1954S-501 (033), Breen: #2734

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Stage B




1955-D 5¢ WOMM-001

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  None significant.  Reverse:  Two die scratches run SW from the bottom left of the L in PLURIBUS.  Several die scratches run from NNW to SSE through the 2nd U in UNUM.  Two parallel die scratches run ENE from the right side of the M and through the O of MONTICELLO.

Submitted By:  John A. Wexler

Cross References:  CONECA: OMM #1, Cherrypickers: FS-05-1955D-501 (034), Breen #2739










1955-D 5¢ WOMM-002

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  Several die scratches run from north to south to the left of the nose, lips, and chin.  Reverse:  Several die scratches WSW to ENE below the E PL of EPU.  Short, horizontal die scratches can be found above the left end of the roof.  Other die scratches can be found throughout the reverse.

Submitted By:  John A. Wexler

Cross References:  CONECA: OMM #2










1955-D 5¢ WOMM-003

Description:  D/D/S  (D/D South)

Die Markers:  Obverse:  Parallel die scratches run from north to south above the nose.  Reverse:  The reverse of this variety is a doubled die listed in the Wexler Doubled Die Files as 1955-D 5¢ WDDR-004.  A close Class II spread towards the center shows on OF AMERICA.  Die scratches run from NNW to SSE through and to the right of the D in UNITED.  A die scratch runs SE from the bottom right of the M in UNUM.

Submitted By:  John A. Wexler

Cross References:  CONECA: OMM #3














1955-D 5¢ WOMM-004

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  A die scratch runs from SW to NE to the left of the upper chin and lower lip.  Reverse:  A die scratch runs from WNW to ESE just below the mint mark.  Two short, parallel die scratches can be found between the lower E and P in EPU.  A nearly horizontal die scratch can be found between the N and T in MONTICELLO.  Numerous other die scratches can be found throughout the reverse.

Submitted By:  John A. Wexler

Cross References:  CONECA: OMM #4








1955-D 5¢ WOMM-005

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  A short die gouge can be found to the left of the I of IN.  Several die scratches run from SSW to NNE To the left of the upper nose and lower forehead.  A die scratch runs SE from the upper queue to the ribbon.  Reverse:  A die scratch runs from WSW to ENE to the left of the lower dome.  Two die scratches run SE from the bottom of the M in MONTICELLO.  Numerous die scratches rum SW from the lower letters in FIVE.  A short, nearly horizontal die scratch can be found in the lower right arch.  A vertical die scratch can be found to the left of the E in EPU.  A die scratch runs from SW to NE to the right of the bottom of the M in UNUM.  Other die scratches can be found throughout the reverse.

Submitted By:  John A. Wexler

Cross References:  CONECA: OMM #5














1955-D 5¢ WOMM-006

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  None noted.  Reverse:  Several die scratches run SE from thte top left of the right arch.  A die scratch runs from NW to SE through the second O in MONTICELLO.  A die scratch runs from the bottom of the second O in MONTICELLO to the top left of the R in AMERICA.

Submitted By:  Unknown

Cross References:  CONECA: OMM #6

Comments:  The Wexler File photos for this OMM are missing in action.  I would welcome the opportunity to reshoot photos of this variety.  A photo of the OMM can be found on page 48 of the 2003 book Over Mintmarks and Hot Repunched Mintmarks by Kevin Flynn and John A. Wexler.  You can also find a photo on page 141 of CONECA’s book The Jefferson Nickel RPM Book.


1955-D 5¢ WOMM-007

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  Numerous die scratches can be found to the left of the profile and through TRUST.  Die scratches can be found to the right of the queue anad below the ribbon.  Reverse:  Several die scratches run from WSW to ENE above the left roof.  A die scratch runs WNW from the lower left side of the dome.  A die scratch runs from the second O in MONTICELLO to the top of the C in AMERICA.  A die scratch runs WSW from the top left of the M in MONTICELLO to the top left of the N in UNITED.  A die scratch runs from WNW to ESE through the lower EN in CENTS.  Numerous other die scratches can be found throughout the reverse.

Submitted By:  Unknown

Cross References:  CONECA: OMM #7














1955-D 5¢ WOMM-008

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  A die scratch runs west from the center of the I of IN to the bottom left of the bust.  A die scratch runs east from the top right of the N of IN to the top left of the G in GOD.  Reverse:  Numerous parallel die scratches run from west to east below and between the MO of MONTICELLO and the F in FIVE.  Two parallel die scratches run from WNW to ESE between the upper C and A in AMERICA.

Submitted By:  Unknown

Cross References:  CONECA: OMM #8










1955-D 5¢ WOMM-009

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  A short, but strong die gouge can be found to the left of the lower forehead just above the eyebrow.  Reverse:  Short die scratches run from north to south on the right side of Monticello and through the right arch.  A die scratch runs SW from the bottom right of the second O in MONTICELLO to the top of the first A in AMERICA.  Parallel die scratches run from SW to NE between the F in OF and the first A in AMERICA.  Die scratches run SSE from the top right of the M in UNUM and SE from the bottom center of the M to form a tilted “V”.  A die scratch runs from SSW to NNE above the left roof.

Submitted By:  John A. Wexler

Cross References:  None known














1955-D 5¢ WOMM-010

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  Three parallel die scratches run from north to south to the left of the lips and chin.  Reverse:  Parallel die scratches run from NW to SE above the right end of the roof.  A die scratch runs from WSW to ENE above the left roof.  A short die gouge extends ESE from the upper right side of Monticello.  A die scratch runs east from the right side of the S in CENTS.  A die scratch runs WSW from the bottom right of the M in UNUM.  A die scratch runs SW from the bottom of the second U in UNUM.  The reverse of this variety is also a doubled die.  It is listed in the Wexler Doubled Die Files as 1955-D 5¢ WDDR-005.

Submitted By:  Brian Ribar

Cross References:  CONECA: OMM #10














1955-D 5¢ WOMM-011

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  A die scratch runs from north to south to the left of the nose.  A die scratch runs from north to south to the left of the chin.  Numerous other die scratches can be found throughout the obverse.  Reverse:  Short die scratches run NW from the right end of the roof.  Two parallel die scratches run NE from the top of the dome.  A die scratch runs WNW from the top right of the N in MONTICELLO.  A die scratch runs NE from the left tip of the roof to the bottom left of the R in PLURIBUS.  The reverse is also a doubled die that is listed in the Wexler Doubled Die Files as 1955-D 5¢ WDDR-009.  A Class II spread towards the center shows on STATES OF AMERICA.

Submitted By:  John A. Wexler

Cross References:  CONECA: OMM #12














1955-D 5¢ WOMM-012

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  Die scratches form a “V” to the left of the lips and chin.  A die scratch runs NNW from the bridge of the nose.  Numerous other die scratches can be found throughout the obverse.  Reverse:  Numerous die scratches run WNW from the left side of the dome.  Two parallel die scratches run SSW from between the F and I of FIVE.  Three parallel die scratches run SW from the second O in MONTICELLO.  A die scratch runs from WNW to ESE through the ICE of MONTICELLO.  Numerous other die scratches can be found throughout the reverse.

Submitted By:  John A. Wexler

Cross References:  None known
















1955-D 5¢ WOMM-013

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  Die scratches run from north to south to the left of the nose, lips, and chin.  Reverse:  Parallel die scratches run WNW from the structure just to the left of the dome.  A die scratch runs WNW from the right side of the roof.

Submitted By:  Unknown

Cross References:  None known

Comments:  The die marker photos for this variety cannot be found in the files, but can be seen on page 56 of the 2003 book Over Mintmarks and Hot Repunched Mintmarks.  I would welcome the opportunity to examine and shoot new photos of a specimen of this variety.






1955-D 5¢ WOMM-014

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  Die scratches can be found to the left of the chin.  Reverse:  A die scratch runs from SW to NE through the bottom right of the E in MONTICELLO.  A die scratch runs ENE from the top left of the F in OF.  Several die scratches run ESE from the upper S in CENTS.

Submitted By:  Unknown

Cross References:  None known












1955-D 5¢ WOMM-015

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  Numerous die scratches run north from the nose and forehead.  Numerous die scratches run from north to south to the right of the bust.  Reverse:  Several die scratches run from SSW to NNE inside the right arch.  Two die scratches above the ERICA in AMERICA form an “X” centered above the I.  Two parallel die scratches run from SW to NE to the left of the dome.  Several die scratches run NE from the right roof.  Two parallel die scratches run from SW to NE above the letters in OF.  Two short die scratches run SW from the bottom of the building above the M in MONTICELLO.

Submitted By:  Brian Ribar

Cross References:  CONECA: OMM #9
















1955-D 5¢ WOMM-016

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  A die scratch runs from WSW to ENE through the center of the lapel.  Reverse:  A die gouge can be found above the horizontal bar of the L in PLURIBUS.  A short die gouge runs west from the upper left F in FIVE.  A small die gouge (dot) can be found inside the lower C in CENT.  A short but strong die scratch runs from SW to NE above the O in OF.  A die gouge can be found between the upper E and R in AMERICA.  Two short die scratches run NE and ENE from the center right of the C in AMERICA form a “V” inside the C.

Submitted By:  Brian Ribar

Cross References:  None known














1955-D 5¢ WOMM-017

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  A die gouge can be found between the upper R and T in LIBERTY.  Reverse:  A die scratch runs from SW to NE above the left roof ending just to the left of the dome.  Two nearly parallel die scratches run ESE from the right side of the dome to the structure just to the right of the dome.  A nearly horizontal die scratch can be found above the right roof.  Two short die scratches run connecting the upper and lower left inside of the C in AMERICA.

Submitted By:  Brian Ribar

Cross References:  None known














1955-D 5¢ WOMM-018

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse Stage A:  A die gouge can be found just below the left side of the N of IN.  A die scratch runs NE from the lower right side of the N of IN.  Several die scratches run from SSW to NNE to the left of the nose and lower forehead.  Other die scratches can be found on the obverse.  Obverse Stage B:  Only the die gouge below the left side of the N of IN can still be seen.  Reverse Stage A:  A die scratch runs from NW to SE below the E in EPU.  A strong die scratch runs ESE from the top right of the E in EPU.  A die scratch runs NE from the center of the left roof.  A die scratch runs west from the left side of the dome.  A die scratch runs from SW to NE just to the left of the dome.  Nearly parallel die scratches run NE from the porch just to the right of the dome.  A die scratch runs NE from the top right of the F in OF.  A strong die gouge can be found just to the right of the top of the I in AMERICA.  Other die scratches can be found throughout the reverse.  Reverse Stage B:  Only the die scratch NE from the center of the left roof and the die scratch west from the left side of the dome can still be seen.

Submitted By:  Brian Ribar

Cross References:  None known


















1955-D 5¢ WOMM-019

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  A die scratch runs from SSW to NNE to the left of the nose and lower forehead.  Reverse:  Parallel die scratches run WNW from the left side of the dome.  A die gouge can be found well south of the P in PLURIBUS.  A die gouge (dot) can be found below the C in CENTS.  A die gouge (dot) can be found inside the upper R in AMERICA.

Submitted By:  Brian Ribar

Cross References:  None known












1955-D 5¢ WOMM-020

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  None significant.  Reverse:  Parallel die scratches run from WNE to ESE below the UM in UNUM.  Parallel die scratches run from WNE to ESE above the right roof.  A short but strong die scratch runs ESE from the bottom of Monticello just to the left of the M in MONTICELLO.

Submitted By:  Brian Ribar

Cross References:  None known










1955-D 5¢ WOMM-021

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  Two die scratches form an inverted “V” to the left of the nose.  Other die scratches can be found throughout the obverse.  Reverse:  Parallel die scratches run south from the bottom of the E in EPU.  A die scratch runs from SW to NE through the lower 1st U in PLURIBUS.  A die scratch runs SE from the bottom right of the N in UNUM.  Die scratches running WNW from the bottom of the F in FIVE and WSW from the top of the F in FIVE intersect below the M in MONTICELLO.  Other die scratches can be found throughout the reverse.

Submitted By:  Brian Ribar

Cross References:  None known














1955-D 5¢ WOMM-022

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  None significant.  Reverse:  A strong die scratch runs SSE from the bottom right of the M in UNUM extending almost all the way to the right roof.  A small die gouge (dot) can be found inside the left arch.  A die scratch runs SSE from the top right of the F in OF.  Other die scratches can be found throughout the reverse.

Submitted By:  Brian Ribar

Cross References:  None known










1955-D 5¢ WOMM-023

Description:  D/S

Die Markers:  Obverse:  Parallel die scratches run from NW to SE below the LIB in LIBERTY.  Reverse:  A die scratch runs WSW from the left side of the dome.  A die scratch runs ENE from the bottom of the F in FIVE passing through the lower I.  Parallel die scratches run ESE from the lower right of Monticello passing through and below the bottom of the D mint mark.

Submitted By:  Brian Ribar

Cross References:  None known