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.

1903-P VAM-11 Die 5 (D5) I2R5 AW041618

*Obverse: III2-1
  • Date set at the Normal left position.
  • Minor doubling at the top of cap and profile.
  • Die chip/gouge in the left leg of the R of LIBERTY.
  • Horizontal pitting lines inside of ear opening.
  • Weak doubling at inside right and left ear opening.
  • Marker Vertical die scratch at lower left of R in LIBERTY. Also with Die 7 reverse.
Reverse: C4e.
  • Substantial pitting throughout on reverse.
  • Pitting inside the wreath bow.
  • Pitting of the scribble zone, lower tail feathers, and arrow feathers/shafts.
  • Large vertical polish line from lower leaves of olive branch to LW4.
  • Large diagonal polish line in the eagles right leg triangle.
  • Long horizontal polish line in the lower scribble zone.
  • Thread-like impression at base of upper outer left wing feathers 3-6.
  • Tops of several letters of the motto show minor doubling.
  • A of DOLLAR doubled on left side.
  • Marker Single diagonal polishing line in eagles left wing opposite eagles head.
Comments: Was VNA-4 for die study.
VAMWorld: [ VAM 11 ] [ 1903-P VW List ] [ PTP: andywoj00 ]
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1903-P VAM-11 Die 5 (D5) AW041618
1903P AW041618 Obv LFCP.jpg 1903P AW041618 Rev LFCP.jpg
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Date and Mint Mark

1903-P VAM-11 Die 5 (D5) AW041618
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Regional Landscape

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Revision Documents

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