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.

1887-P VAM-19B Stage 7 I3R6 AW082820

Obverse: III2-8
  • Slanted date set in the Very Far position. Weak die cracks between date numbers.
  • Weak double wing clash at Liberty's neck with no letter transfer.
  • Very weak wreath clash at cap vee.
  • Die crack from 1 in date to bust point to/thru LS1-LS7 to left side of E. Weak die crack from right side of E into the field and ending. Small die chip to the left of the 1.
  • Die chip on the side of LS2, looking like a 7th point.
  • Die chip at right side of LS4.
  • Die chip between LS4-LS5.
  • Die chip between LS7-E.
  • Weak die crack thru E-P-L. Die crack between letters B-U-S.
  • Die crack through right stars with radial die break from RS4 to rim. Small die chips between RS2-RS3-RS4_RS5.
  • Crack across field from wheat leaf to the U of PLURIBUS crossing wheat kernels/leaves into field above cap. Displaced field break above cap with several die chips formed that crosses the cap fold and runs into the field to the lower right leg of M in UNUM. Several die chips between cap and M.
  • Very weak crack on hair below initials starts to cross neck.
  • Slightly double ear at the inside of the ear opening.
Reverse: C3a
  • Short Liberty's double neck clash at top of right wing under n of In.
  • Very weak cotton bolls clash to the left of eagle's left leg.
  • Weak cap vee clash at the inside of RW1.
  • Weak Liberty's eye clash just above the olive branch leaves.
  • Weak Liberty's hair clash at right side of eagle's neck.
  • Weak die crack from right side of F to Wing.
  • Weak die crack across tops of M-E-R-I-C.
  • Weak die crack between E-D-O.
Comments: For a breakdown of the VAM-19 die marriage which has been broken down into eight die stages, click to go to the VAM-19 Die Progression page.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-19 ] [ VAM-19A ] [ VAM-19B ] [ 1887-P VW List ]
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Topic revision: r2 - 01 Sep 2020, AndyWoj00

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