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.

1897-P VAM-13 I2R4 AW111618

Obverse: III2-12
  • Date is set at the Near position.
  • Dense polish marks in the LIBERTY band, cotton bolls, and hair.
  • Vetical polish marks at the inside right of ear opening.
  • Die marker- Heavy horizontal polishing lines back of Liberty head/neck.
  • Die gouge at the hair vee at the back of Liberty's neck.
  • Die gouges above Liberty's eyelash as well as a die chip in front of Liberty's eye.
  • Heavy polish marks in Liberty's lips and nostril.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Dense polish marks inside the wreath bow, lower tail feathers, scribble zone, and both leg's triangle voids.
  • Die chips/gouges in the eagle's right leg triangle void.
  • Thick diagonal polish line inside the eagle's left leg triangle void.
  • Polish lines between the leaf clusters of the olive branch.
  • Dense thin polish lines in the eagle's wing/neck gap.
  • Die crack from the left side of LW2 to the field ending below the D of UNITED.
Comments:
VAMWorld: [ VAM-13 ] [ 1897-P VW List ]
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1897-P VAM-13 AW111618 Coin #1
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1897-P VAM-13 AW111618 Coin #2
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1897-P VAM-13 AW120318 Coin #3
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Harshly cleaned. Harshly cleaned.
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1897-P VAM-13 AW120718 Coin #4
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Date and Mint Mark Coin #1

1897-P VAM-13 AW111618
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Topic revision: r5 - 07 Dec 2018, AndyWoj00

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