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.

1889-P VAM-24 I3R5 AW122022

Obverse: III2-22
  • Date at the Normal Left position.
  • Top of 8 showing in denticles as raised curved bar in two denticle spaces to right the second 8.
  • Ear slightly doubled at right inside, top right outside and bottom outside.
  • Diagnostic - Heavy diagonal polishing lines in cotton bolls and leaves,throughout LIBERTY and along the cap band. Same die as former VAM-35.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Distinct polish lines in the wreath bow opening.
  • Die chips in the eagles right leg void and thin polish lines in the left leg void.
  • Possible Diagnostic - long polish line at the bottom of the eagle's upper tail feathers.
  • Die chips and weak polish lines in the eagles wing-neck gap.
  • Die chip in the upper part of the G in God. May not be on all specimens.
Comments: This speciman looks to have wear around the denticles. Top of 8 in the denticles below the second 8 is barely visible.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-24 ] [ 1889-P VW List ]
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Topic revision: r3 - 20 Jul 2024, AndyWoj00

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