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 I2R6 AW032023

Obverse: III2-5
  • Date is set at the Far position.
  • Dense polish lines in the lower hair, LIBERTY banner and around the cotton bolls. Good PUP are two thick polish lines in the cotton boll stems.
    Reverse: C3a.
  • Dense polish lines in/around the wreath bow, upper/lower tail feathers, around the olive branch leaves, he eagle's wing-neck gap and both wings.
  • Die marker - Die gouge at bottom outside of eagle's right wing.
  • Long die scratch across LTF4-LTF6.
  • Die gouges below LTF2, below the end of the olive branch, at the right side of the left talon and at the bottom outer feather of the left wing.
  • Partial raised denticle bar at edge of field below arrow feather and small raised triangle at right in field with spacing of denticles.
  • Strike doubling on alot of the reverse devices.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-5 ] [ VAM-5A ] [ VAM-5B ] [ VAM-5C ] [ VAM-5D ] [ VAM-5E ] [ 1889-P VW List ]
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