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-4A I3R5 AW072720 Kimpton 12 and a WOW! VAM.

Obverse: III2-1
  • Date is set at the Normal position. Die crack from the left top serif of 1 thru the bustpoint into the right side of LS1. Die crack between 1-8-9-8.
  • Weak die crack across the lower hair curls.
  • Partial incuse t of Trust from reverse showing in right hair vee of lower hair edge.
  • Strong right wreath clash, RW1 & RW2, just above and below the cap vee.
  • Strong right wreath clash, RW5, at the top edge of the cap.
  • Partial incuse top of O of O mint mark from reverse showing above right wheat leaf.
  • Leaf clash from LW5 to the left of the LIBERTY band.
  • Left wreath clash, LW3-LW5, at the front of Liberty's hair, nose bridge, lips and chin.
  • Clash of bottom of eagle's right wing under Liberty's chin.
  • Clash of the top of the eagle's right wing just below the I of in at Liberty's neck. Partial incuse I and almost full incuse n of In from reverse showing next to Liberty's neck.
Reverse: C3b.
  • O mintmark high and centered.
  • Clash of wheat leaf from obvere at the right side and thru the bottom opening of the mint mark.
  • Die crack at bottom of D_O_L_L_A.
  • Clashed die with faint raised designer's initial M from obverse showing above d in God.
  • Clash of the left lower hair vee from obverse showing at the st of trust.
  • Clash line of Liberty's neck at the top of the eagle's right wing below the n of In.
  • Cap vee and hair clash at the left side and top of RW1.
  • Clash of Liberty's chin at the top of LW1. Clash of Liberty's lips,nose, nose bridge, hair front and left edge of LIBERTY band at RW1-RW5.
  • Clash of the front of Liberty's eye in the field just above the olive branch cluster.
  • Die crack across the top of UNITED and the right wing tip.
  • Weak hair curl clash in the field above IGWT.
  • Die crack from the side of the second S of STATES, across the top of OF, into and thru the left wing, and thru the bottom of the AM.
  • Weak clash of the back of Liberty's cap at RW3 just above the second A of AMERICA.
Comments:
VAMWorld: [ VAM-4 ] [ VAM-4A ] [ VAM-4B ] [ 1898-O VW List ]
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