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-7 I2R3 AW081519

Obverse: III2-7
  • Date is set at the Near position. 1 slightly doubled at top left as a short spike and slightly below upper crossbar.
  • Weak die crack from right side of bust point into the 1 flag.
  • Dense polish lines in the hair, LIBERTY and in/around the cotton bolls.
  • Thick die scratch to the right of the D-void.
  • Unique polish line pattern in the small bear claw void.
  • Thick polish lines at the front of Liberty's eye.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Thin dense polish lines in the wreath bow opening, lower/upper tail feathers, eagle's left side wing-body junction and the eagle's left leg triangle void.
  • Three strong diagonal polish lines in the lower third of LTF4.
  • Thick die scratch at the top of the eagle's right leg triangle void.
  • Weak thin diagonal polish lines in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Weak die crack between the left star and O of ONE, U of UNITED.
  • Weak die crack between tops of NITED.
  • Minor doubling at the ED of UNITED.
  • Die crack between A-T-E-S.
  • Die crack from O-F into/across the left wing tip.
  • Die crack between A-M-E-R-I-C.
  • Leaf doubling at RW4 and LW2-LW3.
Comments:
VAMWorld: [ VAM-7 ] [ 1896-P VW List ]
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Topic revision: r3 - 06 Sep 2019, AndyWoj00

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