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-5 I2R3 AW042119

Obverse: III2-5.
  • Doubled 882 with left 8 on right outside of both loops and slightly at lower of upper loop. Right 8 doubled at top and top right of lower loop, and 2 at top right. 1 very slightly doubled below upper crossbar.
  • Thick polish line in front of the D-void in the curls.
  • Some minor doubling in the LIBERTY with majority of polish lines at the top of the letters.
  • Dense polish lines between the cotton bolls. Two heavy lines to the right of the right cotton boll. Thick line thru the lower stems.
  • Polish marks and die chips at the bottom of the ear opening.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Mint mark centered and upright with polish lines in the upper/lower loops.
  • Dense diagonal polish lines in the wreath bow and above the ribbons.
  • Dense polish lines, with some very thick, in the upper/lower tail feathers and eagle's leg voids.
  • Dense polish lines in the eagle's wing-neck gap with a long diagonal line.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-5 ] [ 1882-S VW List ]
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Topic revision: r3 - 07 May 2019, AndyWoj00

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