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-48A I2R6 AW081420

Obverse: III2-1
  • Date set at the Normal position.
  • Pitting across most of Liberty's head/face.
  • Die crack from the field below the US of PLURIBUS, above Phrygian cap with displaced field near cap fold ending in the field below UNUM. Crack sits higher than the similar crack of VAM-23B.
  • Weak die crack at LS1-LS3 and RS1-RS3.
Reverse: C3x.
  • High O/O mintmark set left with bar in the center of the mint mark opening.
  • Weak die crack through LW4-LW5 across the bottom of the wreath bow.
  • Die gouge at the top inside of wreath bow opening.
  • Heavy polish lines in the eagle's upper and lower tail feathers. Die chips in the eagle's right leg triangle void.
  • Dense polish lines and chips in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Die crack from LW2-LW1 into the eagle's right wing tip, proceeding across the IGWT.
  • Die crack with small breaks from the left star across UNIT. Two die cracks across ED.
  • Die crack from the D of UNITED across the eagle's right wing tip ending in the denticles above the first S of STATES.
  • Die crack across the top of STA.
  • Cap vee clash mark at the inside of RW1.
  • Feed finger gouge mark at the tip of the eagle's left wing.
Comments: NGC MS-64 coin.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-48 ] [ VAM-48A ] [ 1884-O VW List ]
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