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-6A I3R6 AW010319

Obverse: III2-6.
  • Date set at the Near position. 6 in date doubled at top outside of upper loop as thick curved line and at top outside of lower loop as a short thin line.
  • Small crack from the left side of bust point into the field to the right of LS1.
  • Very weak wreath clash at Liberty's lips and at the cap vee.
  • Dense polish lines in LIBERTY and cotton bolls.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Diagonal die crack from the wreath bow across LW5 into the top and thru the O in ONE terminating in the denticles below the O.
  • Mild clash from Liberty's lip area at LW1.
  • Very weak cap vee clash at the inside of RW1.
  • Die crack at the left side of the left star.
  • Die crack from left star across the top of UNITED.
  • Die crack from the denticles above the right wing tip across the top of STATES terminating in the denticles above OF. Divergent crack into the top of the O in OF.
  • Weak die crack through the top of MERIC of AMERICA.
  • Die crack across the bottom of LLAR in DOLLAR terminating in the denticles below the right star.
  • Minor doubling at the top of the eagle's head, some leaves in the wreath and the tops of In God we trust.
VAMWorld: [ VAM 6 ] [ VAM 6A ] [ 1896-P VW List ]
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Topic revision: r2 - 16 Jan 2019, AndyWoj00

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