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-5B I3R5 AW022223 Hitlist 40

Obverse: III2-5
  • Date is set at the Far position.
  • Threadlike impression at the back of the cap to the left of the cap vee.
  • Fine polish lines in the LIBERTY banner.
  • Fine polish lines in the ear opening.
  • Two diagonal polish lines at Liberty's lips.
  • Several threadlike impressions in front of Liberty's eye.
  • Clash line at Liberty's neck with a partial incuse n of In from reverse showing.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Pitting at the D of DOLLAR up to the bottom of the wreath bow, at the bottom and in the middle of the eagle's right wing.
  • Dense polish lines in/around the wreath bow, upper/lower tail feathers, around the olive branch leaves and in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Long gouge line above the eagle's left talon.
  • Gouge on the underside of the olive branch below the berry.
  • Cap vee clash at RW1.
  • Clash of Liberty's chin at LW1.
  • Clash of Liberty's neck at the top of the eagle's right wing below/into the n of In. Letter transfer does occur.
  • Gouge from the top of the eagle's left wing extending between the st of trust.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-5 ] [ VAM-5A ] [ VAM-5B ] [ VAM-5C ] [ VAM-5D ] [ VAM-5E ] [ 1889-P VW List ]
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Topic revision: r2 - 20 Mar 2023, AndyWoj00

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