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.

1896-P VAM-1C I2R5 AW071618

Obverse: III2-1.
  • Date set at the Normal position. Small die chip to the right of the first 8 lower loop. Faint diagonal die gouge below second U in PLURIBUS.
  • Very slight doubling in the front and back of the ear opening. Not mentioned in the MTP.
  • Distinct polish line from the bridge of Liberty's nose extending up thru the the first U of PLURIBUS and into the denticles.
  • Marker Horizontal die gouge in the D-void hair curl.
  • Marker Die gouge at the lower left of the second U in PLURIBUS.
Reverse: C3a.
  • X-pattern polish lines inside the wreath bow.
  • Marker Thread-like impression at inner middle of eagle's right wing.
  • Vertical die gouge inside eagle's right leg triangle.
  • Die gouge in the eagles wing/neck gap.
  • Very weak cap vee clash at RW1. No wreath clash on obverse at cap vee area.
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Topic revision: r4 - 21 Sep 2018, AndyWoj00

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