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.

1889-P VAM-21 Doubled Ear and Lower Cotton Leaves, Far Date - Die Sequence #1

Obverse III2 20 - Ear slightly doubled at left and right inside and right outside. Slightly doubled lower right edge of hair above ear and lower left edge of leaf below cotton boll
and lower edges of lower cotton leaf. Date set further right than normal.
Die marker - Doubled lower left edge of cotton leaf below cotton bolls and lower edges of lowest cotton leaf.

Reverse C3a - Normal die.
Die marker -

1. Early die states have only polishing line at third right tail feather. Later die states have added short horizontal die scratch above right olive branch.

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1889-P VAM-21 Die Sequence #1 .

1889-P VAM-21 Die Sequence #1 Obverse. 1889-P VAM-21 Die Sequence #1 Reverse.
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Regional Landscape 1889-P VAM-21 Die Sequence #1.

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Date. Die Cracks in Right Stars.
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Polishing Lines in "LIBERTY". Doubled Ear and faint polishing lines in ear.
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Polishing lines in Cotton Blossoms. Doubled Lower Cotton Leaves.
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Upper Tail Feathers. Wing neck gap.
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Die Crack to O in "DOLLAR". Die Cracks in "UNITED STA".
Die Cracks in Left Stars.  
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-- PacificWR - 06 Jun 2024
Topic revision: r5 - 12 Jun 2024, PacificWR

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