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-8 I2R3 AW083019 LDS

Obverse: III2-8
  • Slightly slanted date set at the Normal Center position. 1 doubled at the underside of the upper crossbar.
  • Weak crack at the hair vee across the lower right hair.
  • Dense polish lines in the LIBERTY.
  • Long polish line under right cotton boll.
  • Die crack between LS2-LS7-E.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Die crack in the field under RW5, across the lower wreath bow, LW5, lower leaf of LW4 into/through the O of ONE terminating at the right side of the left star.
  • Die crack between RW5-RW4-through RW3. Top leaf of LW4 doubled on right side.
  • Short horizontal die scratches at LTF3 and between LTF 5-6.
  • Thick polish line in the lower part of the eagle's left leg triangle void. Dense polish lines in the upper tail feathers.
  • Cotton boll clash marks below the eagle's left wing.
  • Thick diagonal polish lines in the eagle's left side wing-body gap.
  • Weak diagonal polish lines and small chips in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Crack between the tops of UNIT.
  • Crack from the center serif of E into/thru center of D, across the right wing tip into the denticles above the first S of STATES.
  • Crack between T-A of STATES.
  • Crack from denticles above the O into/through the F of OF, across the left wing tip into/through the A, terminating at the left side of the M of AMERICA.
  • Crack between the top of MERI.
  • Crack at the bottom of LAR of DOLLAR.
Comments:
VAMWorld: [ VAM-8 ] [ 1898-P VW List ]
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1898-P VAM-8 AW083019 Coin #1 LDS
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1898-P VAM-8 AW082819 Coin #2 LDS
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1898-P VAM-8 AW093019 Coin #3 EDS
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Regional Landscape (Pics of Coin #1, LDS unless otherwise noted).

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Coin #2. Coin #2.
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Coin #2. Not used.

Regional Landscape (Pics of Coin #3, EDS unless otherwise noted).

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Coin #3. Coin #3.
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Coin #3. Coin #3.
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Coin #3. Coin #3.
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Coin #3. Coin #3.
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Coin #3. Coin #3. Note the gouge on the left wing about part way down.
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Coin #3. Coin #3.
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Coin #3. Coin #3.
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Topic revision: r5 - 09 Oct 2019, AndyWoj00

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