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.

1880-S VAM-40A I2R6 AW011318

Obverse: III2-26
  • Date set at the Normal position. Doubled 80 in date. Second 8 doubled faintly at left bottom outside of upper loop. 0 doubled faintly at bottom left outside on top surface.
  • Die chips in the upper loop of second 8.
  • Radial die crack from rim between 3 & 4 left stars to Liberty's chin with slight displaced field break.
  • Die chips at inside right of ear. Slight doubling of top of cap.
Reverse: C3c
  • Normal die of C3 type with type VI Large S.
  • Mintmark is centered and tilted left.
  • Aggressive polish marks in/around the wreath bow as well as the eagle's scribbles zone, lower tail feathers and wing/neck gap.
  • Long polish line on both wings.
  • Die chip in the lower right inside loop of O in DOLLAR.
  • Debris in most of the denticle spaces.
  • Pitting/rust on the majority of devices.
Comments: This specimen has a die chip in the upper part of the G in God in motto.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-40 ] ] [ VAM-40A ] ] [ 1880-S VW List ] [ PTP: andywoj00 ]
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Topic revision: r6 - 15 Apr 2019, AndyWoj00

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