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.

1899-O VAM-49 AW081523 NEW DISCOVERY

Obverse: III2-32
  • Date is set at the Very Near position. Die Crack from 1 flag to bust point, Bust point to LS1-LS2 to denticles.
  • Horizontal scratch in the void by the small bear claw.
  • Dense polish lines in the LIBERTY banner.
  • Die Markers - Polishing lines in LIBERTY, horizontal lines at back of neck into hair.
  • "Flat" ear?? Planchet issue?
  • Die crack between RS4-RS5. May be some doubling on the right/left stars.
Reverse: C3r.
  • Mintmark set slightly high, centered, upright.
  • Die Markers - Field beveling between the the lower tail feathers and the wreath bow and between the wreath bow ribbon and mint mark.
  • "Flat" leg and breast feathers?? Planchet issue?
  • Light pitting in the wing-neck gap. Very clean.
  • Pitting on the wings, more on the left wing.
  • Die crack from left star, UNI. May be some small breaks.
  • Die cracks ERICA, right star, L-L, A-R, field. May be some small breaks.
Comments: NEW DISCOVERY 9/2023.
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