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.

1881-S VAM-41A I2R6 AW042319

Obverse: III2-23
  • First 1 doubled at the top of the flag and top of lower crossbar. First 8 doubled at top right and right of upper loop and left top of bottom loop. Second 8 doubled at top of upper loop and top left/right of lower loop. Upper and lower inside bottom of loops appear to be doubled. Last 1 doubled at top of flag and top of bottom crossbar.
  • Dense polish lines in LIBERTY and in the cotton bolls.
  • Minor doubling at the bottom of the ear opening as well as some pitting inside the ear opening.
Reverse: C3q.
  • S/S line mint mark centered and upright.
  • Thick horizontal bar in the upper part of LTF4.
  • Thick polish line in the upper tail feathers.
  • Very fine vertical polish lines in the eagles wing-neck gap.
  • Large die chip opposite I of UNITED between the left two leaves of LW2, further left into field than other die chips in wreath.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-41 ] [ VAM-41A ] [ 1881-S VW List ]
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Topic revision: r3 - 21 May 2019, AndyWoj00

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