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-1C1 I2R6 AW121222

Obverse: III2-1
  • Date set at the Normal Center position.
  • Polish lines in front/below Liberty's eye and along the forward part of hair line.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Dense polish lines in and around the wreath bow.
  • Two raised dots below tail Feathers #5 and #6 with denticle spacing.
  • Shallow slanted die scratch below middle of tail feathers and short tick below second tail feather from right.
  • Weak die scratch at the left top of the wreath bow.
  • Dense polish lines and a few gouges in the upper/lower tail feathers and left/right leg voids.
  • Dense polish lines in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Distinctive polish lines on the eagle's neck and left/right wing.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-1C1 ] [ 1889-P VW List ]
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Topic revision: r2 - 13 Dec 2022, AndyWoj00

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