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-63 I2R6 AW050919

Obverse: III2-37
  • Doubled 18-3 with 1 at the top right of vertical shaft, left 8 slightly at lower left inside of both loops and 3 slightly at bottom inside of lower loop.
  • Die Marker - Left 8 has raised die chip on right side of upper loop.
  • Die Marker - Polishing line in upper hair curl.
  • Dense polish lines in LIBERTY, cotton bolls and throughout the hair.
  • Die chips in the ear opening with diagonal polish marks.
  • Weak die crack at the right side of bust point.
Reverse: C3s.
  • O mint mark set slightly high. Debris at bottom of center opening.
  • Dense polish lines in the lower and upper tail feathers, the leg triangle voids, and the eagle's wing-neck.
  • Die Marker - Distinct horizontal polish line at the wing-neck gap.
  • Weak clash of a cotton boll part below the eagle's left wing.
  • Single clash of obverse cap vee at the inside of RW1-RW2.
  • Weak clash of Liberty's nose bridge, chin and lips at the inside of the left wreath.
  • Weak single clash mark at the top of the eagle's right wing below the n of In. No letter transfer.
  • Weak leaf doubling at LW2 & LW3.
Comments: This coin was attributed as a VAM-63 by LVA in May 2019. See the Jun 2019 Discovery/Revision Letter below.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-63 ] [ VAM-63A ] [ 1883-O VW List ]
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Topic revision: r2 - 13 Jul 2019, AndyWoj00

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