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 VAM-3 I2R4 AW042419

Obverse: III2-17
  • 82 in date slightly doubled at top. Die chip on right side of left 8 and on left side of right 8 between loops. Die chips in the top and bottom loops of the first 8. Open 2 variety.
  • Cap is doubled at the top.
  • Dense polish lines in the LIBERTY and cotton bolls.
  • Thick diagonal polish line in Liberty's eye.
Reverse: C3b.
  • IV S mint mark is filled and tilted left.
  • Every leaf cluster in left and right wreaths has 1-3 leaves treated with acid with flat surfaces and ragged sharp edges.
  • Left stem in wreath bow is acid treated.
  • Die over polished with shallow peripheral lettering.
  • Most areas on the eagle look to be acid treated or overpolished.
  • Large die chip/break in the upper part of the G in God.
  • Minor doubling of the w in we.
Comments: Reverse fields are mirror-like on this specimen. Obverse is very lusterous.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-3 ] [ 1882-S VW List ]
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Topic revision: r2 - 04 May 2019, AndyWoj00

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