What’s going on with the grading of the 1958 centavo?

Obverse of the 1953 (left) and 1958 (right) centavo coins. 
Note the difference in the level of detail, most notably in the waves of Marti’s hair.

Coin grade distribution for 1953 (blue), 1958 (red) and average 1C (gray) from both NGC (left) and PGCS (right). The average 1C was calculated by adding the population of all 1 centavo dates. Note the bump in 1958 AU coins much higher than 1953 and the average. 

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Edge view of NGC graded fine reeding (left) and coarse reeding (right) varieties. 
Note the difference in the number of reed in between two prongs.
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The story behind the 1953 Jose Marti Centennial series

Original design proposed by Dr. Esteban Valderrama sharing the same reverse design. The coins on the right were offered for auction by Heritage Auctions in September 2018.
Original design proposed by Dr. Esteban Valderrama for the centavo piece (left) and an alternative design proposed for the reverse of the 50 centavos piece (right).
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Fine and Coarse Reeding Varieties of Cuban Coins

Edge of Fine Reeding (FR) and Coarse Reeding (CR) 1915 20 Centavos coins.
Note the difference in spacing between reeds in the two varieties. 
360 view of the edge of Fine Reeding (left) and Coarse Reeding (right) 1915 20 Centavos coins.
Note the difference the star relief as well. 
Edge reeding analysis of the 1915 series. Note the deviation of the FR variety from the trend line for the series. 
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Edge view of NGC graded fine reeding (left) and coarse reeding (right) varieties. 
Note the difference in the number of reed in between two prongs.
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