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.

1888-O VAM-1J I3R6 AW070918

Obverse: III2-1 .
  • Slightly slanted date is set in the Normal position.
  • Diagonal polish marks in the hair D-void.
  • Die chips in the lower leg of the Y in LIBERTY.
  • Die chips inside the ear opening. Ear doubled at inside right and weakly at the bottom of the ear lobe.
Reverse: C3a .
  • Round O mint mark centered, slightly high with a right tilt.
  • Severe buffing of reverse die with shadowed outline and die chips around the eagle, the wreath bow, legend/motto/denomination letters. Left wreath appears to have more severe buffing/chips than the right wreath.kers polished die excessively in attempt to remove die rust pitting on it.
Comments: No significant die doubling, breaks or gouges. SD member expertise attributes the condition of the reverse die as collapsed. Spear-like anomaly at the eagle's right shoulder appears to be a cut of some kind. The cut is very straight with a uniform depth. It may have been made with a chisel-like or engraving tool. Probably not die damage, most likely post mint damage.
VAMWorld: [ 1888-O VAM-1 ] [ 1888-O VAM-1J ] [ 1888-O VW List ] [ PTP: andywoj00 ]
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Topic revision: r4 - 10 Jul 2018, AndyWoj00

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