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-32 I2R3 AW053119

Obverse: III2-16
  • Long thin curving dash under second 8.
  • Dense polish lines in the hair, LIBERTY and in/around the cotton bolls.
  • Fine polish lines inside the ear opening and around the outer ear.
  • Polish lines in front of the ear on Liberty's face as well as from the hair line extending into the jaw and neck area.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Slanted die gouge in the denticles below the OL of DOLLAR.
  • Mint mark centered and upright with a slight left tilt. Fine polish lines at the base of the mint mark opening.
  • Dense polish lines in and around the wreath bow, upper/lower tail feathers and in the eagle's leg triangle voids.
  • Fine diagonal polish lines in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Weak double clash of the cap vee at the left side of RW1.
Comments: Coin has mirror-like fields. Devices have a frosted and bloom appearance under the microscope.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-32 ] [ 1883-O VW List ]
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Topic revision: r2 - 10 Jul 2019, AndyWoj00

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