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-21A I3R5 AW010519

Obverse: III2-11
  • Heavy pitting on most of the devices.
  • Surface doubling on the 1. Doubling of the first 8 inside both loops.
  • Weak wreath clash at the cap vee.
  • Wing clash at Liberty's neck.
  • Clashed die with partial incuse n of In from reverse next to Liberty's neck.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Heavy pitting on most of the devices.
  • Heavy pitting inside/around the wreath bow.
  • Mint mark is centered and upright. Heavy diagonal polish line inside bottom of mint mark.
  • Horizontal polish line at the bottom of the right leg triangle void.
  • Diagonal/cross-hatch polish lines in the left leg triangle void.
  • Heavy polish lines in the scribble zone.
  • Cap vee clash at the inside of RW1.
  • Liberty lip clash at the inside of LW1.
  • Hair curl clash marks at the front of the eagles neck and at the top of eagles head.
  • Heavy pitting at the eagle's wing/neck gap.
  • Distinct vertical polish marks on eagles left wing adjacent the wing/neck gap.
  • Liberty's neck clash at the top of the eagles right wing into the base of the n of In.
  • Clashed die with faint raised designer’s initial M from obverse above d in God.
  • Hair curl clash marks at the e of We and at the ust of trust.
  • Weak die crack at the top of ERI of AMERICA.
Comments:
VAMWorld: [ VAM-21 ] [ VAM-21A ] [ 1883-O VW List ]
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Topic revision: r2 - 06 Jan 2019, AndyWoj00

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