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-9D I2R5 AW091120

Obverse: III2-9
  • Date is set at the Far position. May be some minor doubling at the bottom of the second 8 and bottom left of 5.
  • Die crack from the top left side of the 1 into the bust point. Crack from bust point into the right side of LS1.
  • Dense fine polish lines throughout the lower hair.
  • Weak wreath clash marks at the cap vee.
  • Dense fine polish lines in/around the wheat kernals/leaves, wheat leaf gap, LIBERTY band and cotton bolls/leaves.
  • Thick polish lines inside the ear opening.
  • Weak wreath clash at Liberty's lips and chin.
  • Pitting in front of Liberty's eye as well as polish lines/scribbles behind the eye.
  • Clash line from the top of eagle's right wing and a faint partial incuse n of In from reverse at Liberty's neck.
  • Weak die crack at RS6.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Pitting/polish lines inside/around the wreath bow.
  • Polish lines/pitting in the eagle's upper/lower tail feathers, leg triangle voids, both wings and in the wing-neck gap.
  • Clash line of Liberty's neck from obverse at the top of the eagle's right wing to the n of In.
  • Weak die crack from the left star, across the top of UNITED into the right wing tip.
  • Weak die crack at T-E-S O-F into the left wing tip.
  • Weak die crack across the top of M-E-R.
  • Weak die crack from A to right star.
  • Weak die crack in the field to the left of the D and between the O-L of DOLLAR.
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Topic revision: r2 - 12 Sep 2020, AndyWoj00

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