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.

1885-P VAM-1Q I2R6 AW123118

Obverse: III2-1
  • Date set at the Normal position.
  • Die crack across the second lower hair vee.
  • Distinct polish lines at the lower right of the right cotton boll.
  • Several vertical polish lines below and infront of Liberty's eye.
  • Small die crack at the top of the M of UNUM.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Weak cap vee clash at the inside of RW1.
  • Dense diagonal polish lines and chips at the eagle's wing/neck gap.
  • Small tick at the top of the eagle's right wing from Liberty's neck. No obverse letter transfer.
  • Weak die crack across top of NITE of UNITED.
  • Die crack across the top of TES of STATES.
  • Die crack across the left wing tip.
  • Die crack & break at top of AMER with slight displaced field break at AME.
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Topic revision: r3 - 06 Jan 2019, AndyWoj00

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