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.

1882-S VNA-31A I2R6 AW032819

Obverse: III2-21
  • Left 8 at left inside and outside of upper loop and slightly at right outside of both loops. Right 8 is doubled at top and left outside of upper loop and right/bottom of lower loop. 2 is doubled at the top outside and right outside and right inside of upper ball serif.
  • Pitting and fine polish lines in the hair curls.
  • Dense polish lines in the LIBERTY and the cotton bolls.
  • Die chips and horizontal polish lines in the ear opening.
  • Very fine polish lines and pitting in most of the field areas.
Reverse: C3a.
  • S mint mark is centered and upright with a slight left tilt.
  • Very fine/dense polish lines in the field areas.
  • Pitting and polish lines around the wreath bow, arrow feathers, olive branch cluster, upper/lower tail feathers and both leg triangle voids.
  • Die chips and diagonal polish lines in the eagle's wing-neck gap. Thread-like impression in the wing-neck gap.
  • Die break in the upper part of the I of In.
  • Rod's snail feather on the leaf at RW4 below the berry.
  • Large die break with chip in the center leaves of LW2.
  • Some minor doubling of some of the leaves in both sides of the wreath.
VAMWorld: [ VNA-31 ] [ VNA-31A ] [ 1882-S VW List ]
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Topic revision: r5 - 30 Mar 2019, AndyWoj00

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