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.

1898-P VAM-6 I2R3 AW083119

Obverse: III2-6
  • Date set in the Normal Left position. First 8 strongly doubled at outside bottom left as thin curved line in the field.
  • Weak die crack from the right side of bust point to the 1 flag.
  • Long polish lines at the D-void.
  • Heavy polish lines in the LIBERTY.
  • Thick horizontal polish line under the cap fold.
  • Distinct polish lines around the cotton bolls and the left end of the cap band.
  • Two thick polish lines in the ear opening.
Reverse: C3a.
  • Polish lines in/around the wreath bow. Two thick lines at the right outside of the wreath bow.
  • Die scratch across LTF2-5
  • Thick horizontal die scratch in the eagle's left leg triangle void.
  • Die chips in the eagle's right leg triangle void.
  • Thick diagonal polish line at the inside of the eagle's right leg above left talon.
  • Thick short horizontal lines in the upper left/right side of the upper tail feathers.
  • Three polish lines and tiny chips in the eagle's wing-neck gap.
  • Die crack between N-I-T-E-D. Tangent crack from the top of the D to the denticles.
  • Die crack from the denticles above the D across the right wing tip into/between S-T-A-T-E-S O-F
  • Die crack across the left wing tip in the top of the A of AMERICA. Small break in the field along this crack.
  • Die crack between the tops of E-R-I.
Comments: Damage on the reverse near the olive branch.
VAMWorld: [ VAM-6 ] [ 1898-P VW List ]
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Topic revision: r3 - 28 Sep 2019, AndyWoj00

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