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-43A I2R5 AW032323

Obverse: III2-39
  • Date set at the Far position. Polish lines in the lower half of the 9.
  • Dense heavy polish lines throughout the hair, LIBERTY banner, cotton bolls, hairline, neck, ear, around eyes and in nose and lips.
  • Hair ends below the D-void are slightly doubled.
  • Double clash line at Liberty's neck.
  • Strong right wreath clash at the cap vee.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Two thick horizontal polish lines in the middle of the 4th tail feather.
  • Die break in the upper tail feather area.
  • Double clash line at the top of the eagle's right wing.
  • Die crack from left star across UNIT.
  • Die crack from the denticles into the right wing tip to the first S in STATES.
  • Die crack from the denticles into/across the top of ERI.
  • Multiple cap vee clashes at RW1
  • Clash of Liberty's lips/chin/nose to the right side of the left wreath.
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1889-O VAM-43A AW030323
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