Characteristics are described with a degree of granularity intended for die identification more so than for die classification. A characteristic may not span the entire die progression. Thus, not all characteristics may be present in any one coin.

1921-D VAM-4A I3R6 AW060219

Obverse: IV-1
  • Fine diagonal polish lines throughout the hair curls.
  • Dense polish lines in the wheat kernals/leaves, LIBERTY, and in the cotton bolls.
  • Two thick horizontal polish lines below the cap fold.
  • Polish lines at the front & rear of Liberty's eye.
  • Slight doubling inside the ear opening. Die chips in the ear opening.
  • Die crack from the second M of UNUM into RS6 ending in the field.
Reverse: D2a.
  • Die chips inside the wreath bow.
  • Heavy scribbles next to the right leg and in the right leg triangle void.
  • Two heavy diagonal polishing lines at top of eagle's right leg.
  • Small circular raised dot on field above olive leaf cluster, junction of eagle's right wing and neck and to left of arrow feather ends on field. Cannot locate the dots at lower middle of eagle's right wing and in the middle of eagle's sixth tail feather.
  • Fine die scratches between eagle‚Äôs left wing and body and in middle of both wings.
  • Feed finger gouge marks thru STATES, In G, OF and trust.
  • Beveling below the denticles above the second S in STATES.
  • Heavy die crack at top of STATES OF AMER with die breaks at top left seriff of E in STATES, top of the A and M of AMERICA and in denticles above the second S of STATES, F in OF and AM of AMERICA.
  • Displaced fields above second S of STATES, above S-0, and above AM of AMERICA. Very small displaced field break below the tip of the left wing.
  • Die crack below LLA of DOLLAR.
Comments:
VAMWorld: [ VAM-4 ] [ VAM-4A ] [ 1921-D VW List ]
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Topic revision: r2 - 06 Jul 2019, AndyWoj00

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