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-3A I3R5 AW091920

Obverse: III2-3
  • Date set at the Far position. 1 doubled at bottom of bottom cross bar, first 8 at bottom and right of lower loop, second 8 at bottom of bottom loop and 9 at bottom of seriff.
  • Minor doubling on all right starts towards the rim.
  • Minor pitting over most of Liberty.
  • Possible clash at Liberty's jawline of eagle's beak in front of the D-void hair curl.
  • Clash of right wreath at the cap vee. No cap vee clash on reverse.
  • Clash of the eagle's right wing at Liberty's neck-jaw junction. No clash line atop the eagles right wing.
  • Doubling at inside right of ear opening.
  • Periphery of obverse show some erosion and sinking.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Pitting on most of reverse devices.
  • Die gouge in the center right and top left of the eagle's upper tail feathers.
  • Horizontal polish lines and pitting in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Doubling at the top of the eagle's head.
  • Doubling on some of the reverse lettering devices.
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Topic revision: r2 - 25 Sep 2020, AndyWoj00

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