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1897-P VAM-8 I3R5 AW110718 Hot 50

Obverse: III2-8
  • Date set at the Normal position.
  • All left stars doubled towards the rim.
  • Phrygian cap doubled at top edge.
  • Slightly doubled profile from LIBERTY band front down to Liberty's chin.
  • Three distinct gouges below the front of the hat band.
  • Heavy polish marks in the LIBERTY and around the cotton bowls.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Heavy polish marks in and around the wreath bow.
  • Dense polish marks in the eagles lower tail feathers, leg triangle voids and scribble zone.
  • Thick gouge in the center of LTF4.
  • Dense diagonal polish marks and die chips in the eagle's wing/neck gap.
  • Very weak cap vee clash mark to the inside of RW1.
  • Die crack from the bottom leaf of LW4 thru large leaf of LW5 into the field and across the lower left of the D of DOLLAR ending in the denticles below the D.
  • Weak die crack from the left star into the right side of the U in UNITED.
  • Die crack across the top of UNITED. Smaller crack from the D into the right wing.
  • Weak die crack from the right wing tip into the first S in STATES. Crack between the ST.
  • Die crack between the tops of TATE ending in the denticles above the second S of STATES.
  • Weak die crack from the denticles above the F in OF across the left wing tip ending in the denticles above the AM in AMERICA.
  • Weak die crack between the tops of RI of AMERICA.
  • Long polish lines from the denticles across the top serif of the C ending on the side of the second A of AMERICA.
  • Long polish lines under the LAR and right star ending above the A in AMERICA.
  • Minor doubling on some of the leaves on both the right and left wreath.
Comments:
VAMWorld: [ VAM-8 ] [ 1897-P VW List ]
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1897-P VAM-8 AW110718 Coin #1
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1897-P VAM-8 AW121318 Coin #2
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1897-P VAM-8 AW012119 Coin #3
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NGC# 4716607-007 Unc Details Obverse Cleaned. Comment.
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Date and Mint Mark Coin #1

1897-P VAM-8 AW110718
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Topic revision: r4 - 21 Jan 2019, AndyWoj00

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