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-12A EDS I2R6 AW103120

Obverse: III2-1.
  • Date set in the Far position. Date appears to be mildly slanted with the 9 higher than the 1. Not mentioned in MTP, the first 8 has a spike on the outside left lower loop.
  • Clash of eagle's right wing at Liberty's neck no letter transfer.
  • 4 distinct diagonal marks between the cotton bolls.
  • Fine die cracks at LS1-LS3 with long die chip on crack from first left star over to denticles on right.
  • Weak wreath clash at the cap vee.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Normal die. Long polish mark in the eagle's upper tail feathers.
  • Very weak cap vee clash at the inside of RW1.
  • Die crack from LW5 to/through the N in ONE that terminates in the denticles.
  • Die crack from the lower left outside of the O in ONE running to a point on the left star.
  • Large die crack with breaks at the top of UNITED and the eagles' right wing tip terminating in the denticles above the first S in STATES.
  • Die crack with breaks starting above the E in STATES that runs into the top of the second S in STATES, into the top of the O in OF and terminates in the denticles above the F in OF.
  • Die crack at the denticles above the F in OF which transverses the eagles left wing tip and terminates at the edge of the wing.
  • Weak die crack with breaks below RW4.
Comments:
VAMWorld: [ VAM-12 ] [ VAM-12A ][ 1889-P VW List ]
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Topic revision: r2 - 29 Nov 2020, AndyWoj00

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