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-3I I3R5 AW052719 WOW! VAM

Obverse: IV-1
  • Numerous short diagonal "Meteor Shower" die gouge lines around LS1-LS3 and 19 in date.
  • Very fine polishing lines throughout the fields.
  • Dense polish lines in the hair, LIBERTY, wheat kernals, cotton bolls and cotton leaves.
  • Fine polish lines on Liberty's eye and face.
  • Polish lines and die chips in the ear opening.
Reverse: D2a.
  • Very fine polishing lines throughout the fields.
  • Dense polish lines in and around the wreath, in the lower tail feathers, arrow feathers, olive leaf cluster, upper tail feathers and both wings.
  • Unique scribble lines next to the eagle's right leg and in the right leg triangle void.
  • Die marker - Single horizontal polishing line at lower right of eagle's right leg feathers.
  • Very long polish lines through the U of UNITED and the E of AMERICA.
  • Wide band of polish lines from LW2 into the ED of UNITED ending in the denticles.
Comments: Though not mentioned in the MTP, this coin showed doubling and tripling of the stars and parts of the date. Good eye, Marci!!
VAMWorld: [ VAM-3 ] [ VAM-3I ] [ 1921-P VW List ]
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