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.

1888-P VAM-10 I2R5 AW091719

Obverse: III2-8
  • Slanted date set at the Normal position. Minor doubling at the tops of 888.
  • Dense polish lines around the cotton bolls.
  • Short vertical fine die scratch left end of cap bottom below ribbon.
  • Minor doubling at inside right/left of ear opening.
  • Strong wreath clash at Liberty's lips/chin.
  • Wing clash at Liberty's neck/jaw junction. No letter transfer.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Weak polish lines inside the wreath bow.
  • Polish lines in the upper/lower tail feathers. Long thin polish line across the top of the lower 1/3 of upper tail feathers.
  • Fine polish lines and die chips in eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Weak Liberty neck clash at the top of the eagle's right wing below the n of In.
  • Doubling of w, r-u-s of IGWT.
  • Very weak die crack across top of UNITED, right wing tip, STA temrminating above the A of STATES.
  • Very weak clash of Liberty's lips/chin at the inside of LW1.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-10 ] [ VAM-10A ] [ 1888-P VW List ]
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Topic revision: r2 - 30 Sep 2019, AndyWoj00

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