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.

1887-S VAM-11 I3R6 AW032319 Hot 50

Obverse: III2-3
  • Date set at the Normal left position. 1 is doubled at top left as two curved lines away from 1. 7 has a dot and short vertical line to left of top left serif.
  • Fine polish lines in LIBERTY and cotton bolls.
  • Fine horizontal polish lines inside the ear opening.
  • Liberty's profile slightly doubled.
  • Diagonal die gouges below LS1-LS2.
Reverse: C3d.
  • Mint mark centered and upright. This specimen took a hit on the mint mark.
  • Die chips and fine polish lines inside the wreath bow.
  • Polish lines and die chips thoughout upper and lower tail feathers.
  • Very fine cross-hatch polish lines in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • All peripheral lettering doubled towards rim.
  • Tops of In God We Trust doubled.
  • Lower outside leaves of right wreath, upper outside leaves of left wreath, lower right wreath ribbon and right star doubled towards rim.
  • Top of eagle's wings doubled.
  • Die crack between left star and O of ONE.
  • Disjointed leaves from the left wreath at LW4.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-11 ] [ 1887-S VW List ]
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