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-3 I2R3 AW080719

Obverse: III2-3
  • Date set at the Near position. Weak die crack from under the 1 into and through the bottomm of the 898. Several small breaks along this crack.
  • Distinct diagonal polish line thru the hair D-void.
  • Polish lines in the LIBERTY and at the cotton bolls. Some fine, some thick.
  • Three strong gouges into the field from the top left wheat kernel below the I of PLURIBUS.
  • Polish lines and small chips inside the ear opening.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Heavy polish lines/chips in the wreath bow.
  • Fine polish lines in the eagle's upper/lower tail feathers and the left leg triangle void. Die chips in the right leg triangle void.
  • Heavy polish lines in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Die crack from below the left star field through the top of UNITE.
  • Die crack from the lower right serif of the first L of DOLLAR into/through RW4-RW2.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-3 ] [ 1898-P VW List ]
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Topic revision: r4 - 30 Aug 2019, AndyWoj00

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