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-13 LDS I2R3 AW081219

Obverse: III2-13
  • Date set at the Near position. Slight doubling at the top right of the 1 bottom cross bar.
  • Die crack from the right side of the bust point into the 1 flag and from the left side of the bust point to LS1.
  • Heavy polish lines throughout the hair, LIBERTY and cotton bolls.
  • Two thick die scratches in the ear opening.
  • Die gouge at the top left serif of the I in PLURIBUS.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Heavy x-pattern polish lines in/around the wreath bow.
  • Thick die scratch below the 3 berries at RW5.
  • Die crack from LW5 into the E of ONE terminating in the denticles below the N of ONE.
  • Long horizontal polish lines in the lower tail feathers.
  • Two thick horizontal polish lines in the lower part of the upper tail feathers above the arrow/olive branch intersection.
  • Fine polish lines in the upper tail upper tail feathers and the leg void triangles.
  • Die chip between the ends of left wing feathers 11-12, as counted from the top.
  • Weak die crack thru the st of trust across the left wing into the bottom left serif of the first A in AMERICA.
  • Die crack from the O of ONE into the left star.
  • Die crack across the top of NITED, thru the right wing tip and STATES OF AMERICA. Numerous small breaks along this crack.
  • Die crack thru LLAR into the right star terminating in the denticles below the right star. Tangent crack from the first L of DOLLAR into the denticles. Several breaks along this crack.
  • Die crack at the bottom of RW3-RW4.
Comments:
VAMWorld: [ VAM-13 ] [ 1898-P VW List ]
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