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.

1884-O VAM-37A2 I3R6 AW022223

Obverse: III2-14
  • Date set at the Far Position.
  • 18 in the denticles below the date.
  • Strong right wreath double clash at the cap vee.
  • Dense polish lines around the cotton bolls.
  • Clash line and gouge at the front of Liberty's neck.
  • Clash in right hair vee of lower hair edge of faint partial incuse st of Trust from reverse.
  • Die crack with multiple breaks from rim thru first U in UNUM with displaced field break at left U. Crack continues across cap with small die chip below cap fold, then to/thru LIBERTY, across the front hair into the field terminating at LS5.
  • Weak die crack from LS-LS7.
  • Die crack from second U of UNUM to RS4.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Oval O mintmark centered and upright.
  • Die crack from the top right of the mintmark across the bottom of the wreath into/across RW5-RW4.
  • Dense polsh lines/pitting in the wreath bow, upper/lower tail feathers, the eagle's left wing and wing-neck gap.
  • Die crack from LW5 to the N of ONE.
  • Die crack at left star.
  • Die cracks at UNITED to the right wing tip with a break at the E.
  • Die crack across the right wing tip.
  • Die crack across the top of STATES OF.
  • Die crack from denticles above the F in OF into the left wing tip to the field next to the A of AMERICA.
  • Die crack from the denticles above the M in AMERICA thru AMERICA.
  • Die crack from the denticles into the right star.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-37A1 ] [ VAM-37A2 ] [ 1884-O VW List ]
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Topic revision: r1 - 18 Feb 2023, AndyWoj00

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