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.

1898-O VAM-27A I2R6 AW081320

Obverse: III2-11
  • Date set at the Normal position.
  • Thick polish lines in Liberty's lower hair.
  • Weak die crack from the top of the 1 into the bustpoint ending at LS1.
  • Die crack through the bottom loop of second eight into RS1. Divergent crack from RS1 into the field and across Liberty's lower hair ending in the field above RS5.
  • Die crack from RS1 into/through RS2 into the denticles below RS2.
  • Short die gouge at denticles left of 1 and a die gouge between right 8 and first right star.
  • Die cracks thru RS4 and RS5, with an additional crack from RS5 into RS6 and ending in the field above the M of UNUM.
Reverse: C3c.
  • Mint mark centered with a slight tilt to the right.
  • Dense polish lines in/around the wreath bow.
  • Small curved threadlike die impression at RW5.
  • Dense polish lines in the eagle's upper/lower tail feathers, L/R leg triangle voids and wing-neck gap.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-27 ] [ VAM-27A ] [ 1898-O VW List ]
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