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.

1880-P VAM-43 I3R7 AW052519

Obverse: III2-11
  • 1 doubled above bottom crossbar. 0 doubled on the right inside and faintly doubled at top left and right outside. Second 8 is doubled at bottom left outside of upper loop.
  • Distinct polish lines in the D-void and in the voids of the lower hair.
  • Dense polish lines throughout the LIBERTY.
  • Dense polish lines in the cotton boll stems.
  • Threadlike impressions in the front of and below Liberty's eye
  • Marker: Two diagonal polish lines at the back of the hair curl behind Liberty's eye.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Long diagonal polish line to the left of the eagle's right leg in the upper tail feathers.
  • Diagonal polish lines and die chips in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Long clash line from the top of the eagle's right wing bisecting the n of In. No letter transfer to obverse.
  • Clash of designer’s initial M from obverse showing above d in God.
  • Clash of the edge of Liberty's lower hair below the TES of STATES.
  • Clash of Liberty's chin, lips and nose bridge from the underside of the eagles right wing down the inside of the left wreath.
  • Clash of Liberty's eye above the olive branch leaf cluster.
  • Clash of Liberty's cap vee at the inside and top of RW1.
  • Clash event at the st of trust. No letter transfer to obverse.
  • Die scratch on the eagle's right wing above LW1.
  • Die crack from the U of UNITED into the left star, proceeding into the ON of ONE.
  • Weak die crack from the top of LW1 to the underside of the eagle's right wing.
  • Weak die crack from the D of UNITED across the right wing tip into the denticles above the ST of STATES.
  • Weak die crack across the top of STATES.
  • Hairline crack from the F of OF across the left wing tip into the A of AMERICA.
  • Crack between the upper serifs of the M of AMERICA.
Comments: Even with the amount of clashing on the reverse, there are no indications of clash events on the obverse of this coin.
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Topic revision: r2 - 26 May 2019, AndyWoj00

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