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.

1883-O VAM-1C1 I3R6 AW052919 WOW! VAM

Obverse: III2-1
  • Die marker - Two diverging polishing lines in void next to the small bear claw curl.
  • Diagonal polish lines in the void to the left of the top cotton leaf.
  • Long polish lines at the top of the RT of LIBERTY.
  • Cross-hatch polish lines at the cap fold area.
  • Thick horizontal polish line at the ear opening along with fine polish lines.
  • Small die gouge at the lower front of Liberty's eye.
  • Scribble marks on most of Liberty's face.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Mint marks is set slightly left and upright with cross-hatch polish lines in the mint mark opening.
  • Dense polish lines in and around the wreath ribbon.
  • Dense polish lines in the lower tail feathers, upper tail feathers and scribble zone and in the triangle leg voids. Die gouge in the right triangle void.
  • Dense cross-hatch polish lines in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Letters of In God We Trust and UNITED STATES, olive branch cluster, left and right wreath and eagle's wings/head have raised and depressed areas around them due to heavy buffing of die.
  • Strong single cap vee clash at the inside of RW1.
  • Feed finger gouges at the left wing tip through the F in OF.
Comments: Not seeing a designers M clash on this specimen.
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Topic revision: r4 - 06 Jul 2019, AndyWoj00

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