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-O VAM-26A I2R6 AW102518

Obverse: III2-15
  • Date is set in the Normal position.
  • Doubled 18 in date with 1 doubled slightly at top right of vertical shaft. Left 8 doubled at top outside, left inside and right outside of upper loop.
  • Heavy polishing below the designer initial.
  • Partial incuse u and s of Trust from reverse showing in right hair vee of lower hair edge.
  • Wreath clash at the cap vee.
  • Two diagonal gouges at the top left serif of the R in LIBERTY. Possible marker.
  • Wing clash at the front of Liberty's neck. No letter transfer.
  • Remanent of a die gouge below Liberty's lower lip.
Reverse: C3a.
  • II O mint mark is centered and upright with a slight tilt left.
  • Pitting over the majority of the devices.
  • Heavy pitting in the eagles wing/neck gap.
  • Weak cotton boll clash below eagle's left wing.
  • Liberty's hair curl clash marks at the underside of the eagle's neck, top of head, and in the field behind eagle's head.
  • Liberty's hair curl clash mark under/into the us of trust.
  • Strong cap vee clash at the inside of LW1.
  • Die crack from the denticles into the bottom of the O in ONE, proceeding to the left star and across the tops of UNITED into the tip of the right wing. Crack exits wing tip and weakly proceeds across the top of STATES.
  • Die crack from the right side of the O in Of proceeding into the F and across the left wing tip terminating at the left side of the A in AMERICA.
  • Weak die crack between the the tops of ERICA with crack exiting the right side of the A and terminating in the denticles.
Comments: Later die state of VAM-26.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-26 ] [ VAM-26A ] [ 1881-O VW List ]
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Topic revision: r3 - 15 Apr 2019, AndyWoj00

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