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-4 I2R3 AW091219

Obverse: III2-4
  • Date is set in the Near position. Second 8 strongly doubled at bottom left. Closed 9.
  • Dense polish lines in the D-void, throughout the hair curls, in/around the cotton bolls and in the LIBERTY.
  • Thick polish line above the Y of LIBERTY to the left of the top left cotton leaf.
  • Two long parallel polish lines below the bottom cotton boll leaf.
  • Thick polish line between the cotton bolls.
  • Vertical polish lines inside the ear opening.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Dense horizontal polish lines in/around the wreath bow. Single thick horizontal polish line across the center inside wreath bow loop.
  • Dense polish lines in the upper/lower tail feathers and in the eagle's left leg triangle void.
  • Two thick polish lines in the upper tail feathers to the left of the left leg as viewed.
  • Thick diagonal polish lines and chips in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Weak crack across the left wing tip into the left side of the A in AMERICA.
Comments: This VAM can have a wing clash at Liberty's neck or not. Will be noted on the LFCP's below.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-4 ] [ 1898-P VW List ]
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1898-P VAM-4 AW091219 Coin #1
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No wing clash at Liberty's neck. Comment.
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1898-P VAM-4 AW091619 Coin #2
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Weak wing clash at Liberty's neck. No letter transfer. Comment.
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Topic revision: r3 - 17 Sep 2019, AndyWoj00

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