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.

1889-P VAM-11 I3R4 AW041623

Obverse: III2-11
  • Date set at the Normal Left slanted position. Open 9. 1 doubled very strongly at top. First 8 doubled slightly at top outside center.
  • Right wreath clash marks at the cap vee.
  • Fine polish lines in the lower hair, LIBERTY banner and around cotton bolls. Thick gouges in the TY.
  • Polish lines in front of the eye and upper part of Liberty's face.
  • Clash line at Liberty's jaw. No letter transfer.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Dense polish lines in the wreath opening, upper/lower tail feathers, leg triangle voids and at the wing-neck gap.
  • Clash line at the top of the eagle's right wing between the n and G. No letter transfer on obverse.
  • Cap vee clash at RW1. Some leaf doubling at RW1.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-11 ] [ 1889-P VW List ]
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1889-P VAM-11 AW041623
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Topic revision: r2 - 13 May 2023, AndyWoj00

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