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Because of the extremely limited number of $5 Gold RPM varieties, they will all be illustrated on this single page.  If the list should ever expand significantly, the varieties will be assigned to pages based on their date and mint mark as is done with other denominations and series.

1848-D $5G WRPM-001         “Best Of” Variety

Description:  D/D South

Die Markers:  Obverse:  A die scratch runs NW from the crossbar of the 1 to the star.  A die scratch runs NW from the rim to the first star.  Two small die gouges can be found at the rim by the 3rd and 4th stars.  Reverse:  A die crack runs from the upper serif of the E in STATES to the O in OF.  A die chip can be found between the 6th and 7th rows of vertical bars about 1/3 from the bottom.  A die crack runs from the top left serif of the U in UNITED through the bottoms of the letters in FIVE.

Submitted By:  Frank M. Zapushek

Cross References:  CONECA: RPM #1, Cherrypickers: FS-G5-1848D-501

Comments:  The photo of this variety was taken by Frank M. Zapushek.