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.

1921-P VAM-32A I3R5 AW030720

Obverse: IV-26
  • Die crack across the bottom of the date. Crack from the left side of 1 into the denticles below the bust point. Tangent crack to the right side of LS1.
  • Fine polish lines through the LIBERTY, cotton bolls/leaves and hair. Die chips at the bottom left and right of the E of LIBERTY.
  • Die chip at the top of the cap.
  • Die crack across the cap fold into the field ending below the N of UNUM.
  • Dense polish lines around/thru Liberty's eye.
  • Die debris in the ear opening.
  • Die crack from the top of LS1 across the bust point into the lower hair across the hair vee and ending above RS3.
  • Die crack from LS1 to P of PLURIBUS.
  • Die crack across the top of BUS, UNUM, RS6 - RS1 into the right side of the second 1 of date. Double crack between RS5 - RS6.
Reverse: D2a.
  • Dense polish lines in/around the wreath bow, lower tail feathers and eagle's left leg triangle void.
  • Fine scribbling die scratches in various directions in eagle's right leg triangle void and to the right side of the right leg as viewed.
  • Die crack from the O of ONE into the left star, across the top of UNITED into the right wing, the top of STATES with a tangent crack to the denticles above the second T, across the to of OF into the left wing tip. Crack from the left wing tip into the denticles above the F.
  • Heavy die crack thru top of AMERICA.
  • Two die cracks from right star to top of last A in AMERICA and continuing up to rim above C with die break above last A.
  • Die crack from the bottom leaf of LW4 across LW5, the wreath bow, RW5-RW4 into the right star meeting up with the A-break crack.
  • Die marker - Single horizontal polishing line below third berry cluster on right side of LW2.
  • Weak die crack thru the bottom of E DOLLAR into the left side of the right star.
Comments: Though not mentioned in the MTP, this coin showed doubling on some of the left stars.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-32 ] [ VAM-32A ] [ 1921-P VW List ]
Crack City Pages: [ Crack City Home ] [ 1882-O VAM-17B ] [ 1882-O VAM-38B ] [ 1883-CC VAM-5D ] [ 1884-CC VAM-7A ] [ 1884-O VAM-37A2 ] [ 1885-O VAM-25A ] [ 1886-O VAM-1E2 ] [ 1887-P VAM-10A ] [ 1889-P VAM-38A ] [ 1891-P VAM-9C ] [ 1896-P VAM-6B ] [ 1899-O VAM-25B ] [ 1899-O VAM-25B RMG ] 1900-O VAM-2A2 ] [ 1900-O VAM-21D ] [ 1900-O VAM-23C ] [ 1900-O VAM-23C ] [ 1900-O VAM-31 ] [ 1900-O VAM-32A ] [ 1900-O VAM-34A ] [ 1901-O VAM-23B ] [ 1902-O VAM-26B ] [ 1903-O VAM-16A ] [ 1921-D VAM-1P ] [ 1921-P VAM-32A ]
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Comment. Note tripling/quadrupling.
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Topic revision: r5 - 15 Aug 2020, AndyWoj00

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