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-38 I2R5 AW092620

Obverse: III2-34
  • Date set at the Far position. Die cracks across the bottom of the date.
  • Horizontal die scratch in the hair above the large bear claw.
  • Thick die scratch in the gap between the wheat leaf and top cotton leaf.
  • Diagonal polishing line right of the right cotton boll.
  • Ear slightly doubled at right inside, top right outside and bottom outside.
  • Weak wreath clash at the cap vee and at Liberty's lips and chin.
  • Diagonal scratch left of hair curl; possible clash of eagle's beak.
  • Strong double clash line at Liberty's neck of the eagle's right wing below the n of In.
  • Weak die cracks between some of the left and right stars.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Dense polish lines in the eagle's left leg triangle void and left side of upper tail feathers.
  • Diagonal polish lines in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Thick die scratch at the left side center body-wing gap, between 4th-5th inner left wing feather from the bottom and at outer right wing feather 6 from the bottom.
Comments:
VAMWorld: [ VAM-38 ] [ VAM-38A ] [ 1889-P VW List ]
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Topic revision: r2 - 24 Oct 2020, AndyWoj00

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