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-6 I3R5 AW021723

Obverse: III2-6
  • Date set at the Far position.
  • 1 strongly tripled at bottom and below upper crossbar. 9 strongly doubled at top outside and slightly at bottom inside of both loops.
  • Die crack across the base of the hair into and thru RS6.
  • Die crack from the field above LS1 across Liberty's neck and into the hair terminating below the small bear claw.
  • Die chip at the bottom of the T in LIBERTY. Polish line to the right of the Y of LIBERTY.
  • Slightly tripled bottom of ear.
  • Double clash line at the neck-jaw union.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Dense polish lines in the wreath bow, upper/lower tail feathers and wing-neck gap.
  • Weak cotton boll clash mark below the eagle's left wing.
  • Weak cap vee clash at RW1.
  • Weak clash of Liberty's chin at LW1.
  • Weak clash line at the top of the eagle's wing below the n of In.
  • Die break/chip in the upper part of the G of God.
  • Die crack at left star and across UNITED.
  • Die crack across the top of TATES OF into/across left wing tip terminating at the denticles.
  • Die crack from left wing tip across the top of AMER.
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