Wider, further, rounder, these comparative adjectives are supposed to help you positively identify a variety. That's all fine if you have something to compare your coin to. Look at the crown on the reverse, if the centerline lines up directly between two denticles you have Victorian leaves, if the centerline is to the right of the space between two denticles you have Edwardian leaves. Leaves no room for doubt. No comparatives needed.
"Dipping" is not considered cleaning... -from PCGS website
Another way, no loupe needed; have a look at the leaves at 3 o'clock. The Vickie leaf tips touch three denticles, and the shape of the leaves form a W. The Edward leaves are all well away from the denticles and are just wavy.