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.

1883-O VAM-1J I2R6 AW091019

Obverse: III2-1
  • Die break in denticles below Liberty's bust point over to the right below 18 with rim cud below 18 that extends slightly into field. Slightly beveled field at denticles from die wear all around the periphery.
  • Die break in the denticles above the dot-P-L with a cud forming above the P, but not extending into the field.
  • Distinct die scratches in/above and to the right of the Y in LIBERTY.
  • Slight beveling at the top of the cap, the cap vee, and at Liberty's jaw/neck junction.
  • Die polish lines in/around the cotton bolls with 2 short thick lines at the right side of the right boll.
  • Small lump/debris at the ear opening.
  • Diagonal polish lines in the D-void.
  • Nearly invisible wreath clash at Liberty's lips/chin and at the cap vee.
  • Clash line from the eagle's right wing at Liberty's neck. No letter transfer.
Reverse: C3a.
  • O mint mark centered and upright. Small die chips in the opening.
  • Slight field beveling at LTF1-4 and below the eagle's left foot, middle talon.
  • Thick polish line at the top of LTF6.
  • Dense horizontal polish lines in the upper tail feathers and at the eagle's left leg triangle void. Die chip to the right of the eagle's right leg as view at the upper 1/3 of the upper tail feathers.
  • Clash of hair at the left side of the eagle's neck as view as well as inside the beak opening.
  • Fine diagonal polish lines and debris in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Fine dense polish lines throughout the reverse field.
  • Cap vee clash at the left side of RW1.
  • Weak lip/chin clash at the right side of LW1.
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Topic revision: r1 - 11 Sep 2019, AndyWoj00

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