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.

1900-O VAM-23C I2R6 AW031319

Obverse: III2-15
  • Date is set at the Normal left position and is slightly slanted. MTP says Near date, which is incorrect.
  • Die crack from LS1 thru the bust point into the top of the 1 proceeding across the bottom of Liberty's hair and ending in the curls above RS2.
  • Distinct heavy polish lines in the hair and D-void, wheat kernals and LIBERTY.
  • Horizontal die gouges inside the ear opening.
Reverse: C3l.
  • Round O mint mark centered & set high with a slight tilt to the right.
  • Heavy polish lines to the right of the wreath bow.
  • Thick horizontal polish line inside the wreath bow and lower tail feathers.
  • Dense polish lines in the leg voids and upper tail feathers.
  • Dense diagonal polish lines in the wing-neck gap. Depending on lighting, a long diagonal line is also displayed.
  • Weak die crack across the bottom leaves of LW4-LW5.
  • Die crack from the left side of the O in ONE to the left star, thru UNITED, the right wing tip and the ST of STATES. Die break between the T and E of UNITED and on the right wing tip.
  • Die crack from the field above LW1 across the right wing into/thru the In.
  • Weak die crack across the A of STATES and between d we of the motto.
  • Die crack from the denticles above the first T of STATES proceeding across the top of ATES OF and the left wing tip ending in the field above the A of AMERICA.
  • Die break in the denticles above the first T of STATES with a small displaced field die break between ES and tiny die chip at top left of last S.
  • Small die crack on the left wing near the tip.
  • Die crack in the field near the M of AMERICA running across the top of MERI.
Comments: Pictures shot thru a slab. I feel Rod's pain with this challenge.
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Topic revision: r3 - 17 Mar 2019, AndyWoj00

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