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-7B LDS I2R6 AW101320

Obverse:
  • Date set in Normal right position. Slanted with high 9. Die break at the right side of second 8 between the loops.
  • Weak crack from the left side of the 1 into the bust point.
  • Distinct polish lines below the D-void in the hair and at the bottom of the cap above the small bear claw hair swirl.
  • Weak right wreath double clash marks at the cap vee.
  • Die marker- Single raised dot in the right leg of the R of LIBERTY.
  • Die Marker- Die polishing lines below cap bottom edge.
  • Ear slightly doubled at the rear of the ear opening.
  • Left wreath clash marks at Liberty's lips and chin.
  • Double clash marks of the top of the eagle's right wing below the n of In. Faint incuse n of In from reverse showing faintly next to Liberty's neck at the lower clash line.
  • Weak die crack at LS5-LS7 and E.
Reverse:
  • Fine polish lines in the upper and lower tail feathers.
  • Distinct gouge lines at the center of the eagle's left/right wing and at the bottom of the left wing.
  • Diagonal polish lines in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Weak die clash marks on reverse between the In and G.
  • Weak double clash of the obverse cap vee at the left side of RW1.
  • Weak clash of Liberty's chin and lips at the right side of LW1.
  • Weak die crack at NIT and ED.
  • Weak die crack above STATES OF.
  • Die crack from the denticles thru the top of ERIC.
Comments:
VAMWorld: [ VAM-7 ] [ VAM-7A ] [ VAM-7B ] [ 1889-P VAM List ] [ LVA 2020 Revision Letter ]
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Topic revision: r4 - 31 Oct 2020, AndyWoj00

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