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-9 I2R5 AW060823

Obverse: III2-8
  • Date set at the Near position. 1 slightly doubled below upper crossbar. Polish line thru the 0.
  • Die marker: Long horizontal die scratch on neck-hair above designer's initial M.
  • Thick horizontal polish lines on either side of the large bear claw.
  • Collar clash at 2-3 O'clock.
Reverse: C4l
  • Fine polish lines in/around the wreath bow, upper/lower tail feathers, above arrow feathers and in the olive branch leaves.
  • Long thin die scratch across LTF3-LTF5.
  • Die marker: Couple short diagonal polishing lines at top inside of the left leg triangle void.
  • Thick gouges at the olive branch leaf cluster.
  • Hub doubling of legend and motto letters similar to VAM 10.
  • Some pitting and weak polish lines in the wing-neck gap.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-9 ] [ 1903-P VW List ]
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1903-P VAM-9 AW060823
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Topic revision: r1 - 09 Jun 2023, AndyWoj00

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