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-1 I1R2 AW080219

Obverse: III2-1
  • Date set at the Normal Left position. Open 9. 1 doubled at top right side of bottom bar. First 8 doubled at top outside of top loop. 9 doubled at top loop and at top of lower curve. Second 8 doubled at top outside of top loop.
  • Weak die crack from right side of bustpoint to flag of 1, bottom of bust point to the bottom left side of 1, between the 1-8, right side of lower loop of first 8 into the denticles below the 9.
  • Die crack from the right side of the designer initial M across the lower curls of Liberty's hair into the field and terminating above RS5.
  • Machine doubling at the back of Liberty's hat below the hat band.
  • Thick polish lines below the cotton bolls with a distinct diagonal polish line at the front of the hatband behind the hair.
  • Weak die crack with a break/chip from the left side of bust point into the denticles.
  • Very weak die crack at LS1-LS3 and from denticles above LS5 to LS6-LS7.
  • Weak die crack from second M of UNUM into RS5-RS6.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Minor doubling on leaf(s) at LW3,LW4 and RW4-RW5.
  • Die crack on the right wreath from RW4-RW2.
  • Die chip/gouge at the underside of the olive branch below the eagle's right foot, right talon.
  • Thick diagonal polish line along with fine lines at the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Die crack from the left side field of the left star thru UNITED and right wing tip ending in the denticles above the first S of STATES. TAngent crack from the T of UNITED into the denticles between the T-E. Tiny breaks along these cracks.
  • Die crack thru top of STATES OF, across right wing tip, AMERIC. Tangent crack from M in AMERICA to the denticles. Numerous breaks along this crack.
  • Die crack in the right wing across from the t of trust.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-1 ] [ VAM-1A ] [ VAM-1B ] [ 1898-P VW List ]
arrowbdown Bottom


Click on a photograph to enlarge. Then click on an area of interest for maximum detail. Click "back" to return.

Full Coin

1898-P VAM-1 AW080219
1898P AW080219 Obv LFCP.jpg 1898P AW080219 Rev LFCP.jpg
Comment. Comment.
arrowbup Top arrowbdown Bottom


Click on a photograph to enter gallery format. Click the file name link at bottom left of the gallery display to enlarge photograph. Click on an area of interest for maximum detail. Click "back" to return.

Full Coin

1898P_AW080219_Obv_LFCP 1898P_AW080219_Rev_LFCP
arrowbup Top arrowbdown Bottom

Regional Landscape

aw 080219a.jpg aw 080219b.jpg
Comment. Comment.
aw 080219c.jpg aw 080219d.jpg
Comment. Comment.
aw 080219e.jpg aw 080219f.jpg
Comment. Comment.
aw 080219g.jpg aw 080219h.jpg
Comment. Comment.
aw 080219k.jpg aw 080219l.jpg
Comment. Comment.
aw 080219m.jpg aw 080219n.jpg
Comment. Comment.
aw 080219o.jpg aw 080219p.jpg
Comment. Comment.
aw_080219a aw_080219b aw_080219c aw_080219d aw_080219e aw_080219f aw_080219g aw_080219h aw_080219i aw_080219j aw_080219k aw_080219l aw_080219m aw_080219n aw_080219o aw_080219p
arrowbup Top arrowbdown Bottom arrowbup Top
Topic revision: r2 - 13 Aug 2019, AndyWoj00

Crack City Morgan Dollars YR/MM

Non-Morgan Dollars Clashed Dies Project Member Pages

Discoveries Revisions Kills Die Progressions Comparisons Site Data

This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Silver Dye Photography? Send feedback