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.

1898-P VAM-11 I2R5 AW110219

Obverse: III2-11.
  • Date is set in the Normal Center position. Slightly doubled top and right inside of right 8 lower loop.
  • Minor beveling around the outer edge of the denticle area. Erosion of some of the lettering.
  • Weak die crack above the date in Liberty's hair.
  • Two thick polish lines at the top of the T of LIBERTY.
  • Die marker - Horizontal polishing line in space between right wheat leaf and top cotton leaf.
  • Weak dense polish lines and a few die chips in/around the cotton bolls.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Pitting inside the wreath bow.
  • Minor beveling around the outer edge of the reverse denticles. Erosion of some of the reverse lettering.
  • Dense, and some thick, polish lines in the eagle's upper tail feathers.
  • Erosion on both of the eagle's wings.
  • Two thick polish lines in the eagle's wing_neck gap.
  • Coin #2 shows thick polish lines/gouges in the wing_body gap above the left leg at the third feather from bottom.
  • Possible feed finger mark at the top of the eagle's left wing.
Comments:
VAMWorld: [ VAM-11 ] [ 1898-P VW List ]
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1898-P VAM-11 AW110219 Coin #1
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Note the weak die crack at the LIBERTY below the U-R. Comment.
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1898-P VAM-11 AW112919 Coin #2
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Note the lack of a die crack at the LIBERTY below the U-R. Comment.
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Regional Landscape (Pictures of Coin #1 unless noted)

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Topic revision: r4 - 30 Nov 2019, AndyWoj00

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