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by Geseas
Mon Sep 12, 2022 4:19 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: My Almost 1st VAM Pick
Replies: 17
Views: 306

Re: My Almost 1st VAM Pick

Wow. Thanks for sharing.
by Geseas
Tue Aug 30, 2022 4:56 pm
Forum: What's it Worth?
Topic: HIt List 40 Value Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 746

Re: HIt List 40 Value Questions

Unfortunately I tend to get off topic .LOL I guess I need to see if the SSDC Data base values for the original coin in question has been amended to give a better idea of what a 1890-O VAM 20 in a AU 53 really is ? I will have to start a new topic and get someone else to explain just what makes some...
by Geseas
Sun Aug 28, 2022 6:33 pm
Forum: What's it Worth?
Topic: HIt List 40 Value Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 746

Re: HIt List 40 Value Questions

Thanks colwillys I went searching for a chisel to do the 'deed' for my first time. I found this on the chisel. maybe a little OT, but my guess is this company had a lot in common with coin die-making. Has a hardened 'edge holding' layer of metal when you look at the chisel profile. The top layer is ...
by Geseas
Sat Aug 27, 2022 5:33 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Dome Die Break for Sale: *TRADED*
Replies: 0
Views: 205

Dome Die Break for Sale: *TRADED*

1A2_DHalladay_VSS_PCGS_F15 $125
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by Geseas
Fri Aug 26, 2022 2:44 am
Forum: What's it Worth?
Topic: HIt List 40 Value Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 746

Re: HIt List 40 Value Questions

Hello Bob, Vaughn has a long history of making quality hand tools. I looked on youtube just to see what was the best recommendation for a coin extraction from Thee third-party holder. There were a lot of good, no damage to the coin , ideas. Sounds like a lot of folks are dissatisfied with the TP sea...
by Geseas
Mon Aug 22, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: What's it Worth?
Topic: HIt List 40 Value Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 746

Re: HIt List 40 Value Questions

Will you be using an Estwing?
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A good tool but may not be the best choice for what you have in mind.
by Geseas
Sun Jul 31, 2022 5:51 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: ANACS grades in
Replies: 13
Views: 543

Re: ANACS grades in

Thanks, Dennis

Would I be safe to speculate (on the Bay) that you will continue your efforts involving those very few 'JOH' s that do remain?

( pronounced JOE)
by Geseas
Wed Jul 27, 2022 3:49 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: New 1922D VAM 2CG
Replies: 7
Views: 386

Re: New 1922D VAM 2CG

PacificWR wrote:
Wed Jul 27, 2022 3:32 am
I'll finish the new VAM page tomorrow.
Thank you @PacificWR
I have a new appreciation for all the great work you do here.
by Geseas
Wed Jul 27, 2022 12:59 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: New 1922D VAM 2CG
Replies: 7
Views: 386

Re: New 1922D VAM 2CG

davidkclose wrote:
Sun Jul 17, 2022 1:25 am
I would appreciate it very much if someone would start the page, thanks.
@davidkclose I went ahead and got a start on the page you requested. Hope it is of some help.
It's a learning experience for me in an area I am not too familiar with.
by Geseas
Wed Jul 20, 2022 12:11 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1923-P Vam 1ck Vamcracker
Replies: 2
Views: 276

Re: 1923-P Vam 1ck Vamcracker

As the die cracks are different, they are from different dies . For the coin at the top of the page, it is difficult to determine from the photo if this is some form of PMD, rusted or worn die, or ??. As you had noted, for this to be from a clash is very unlikely, & would almost certainly show stro...
by Geseas
Mon Jul 18, 2022 10:15 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1923-P Vam 1ck Vamcracker
Replies: 2
Views: 276

1923-P Vam 1ck Vamcracker

Hello everyone. Thank you for this site. I learn a lot here. I have been seeking out the 1923-P Vam 1ck In an effort to verify a suspicious non-typical/probably impossible clash. update: Interesting note from LVA on a different Vam (It may help here I am thinking) LVA comment: "23-P - 1AN. Interesti...
by Geseas
Thu Jun 30, 2022 5:34 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: finished my 1921 mint mark set!
Replies: 10
Views: 986

Re: finished my 1921 mint mark set!

messydesk wrote:
Thu Jun 30, 2022 2:30 am
JohnGoldsmith wrote:
Thu Jun 30, 2022 12:54 am
Also if your into modern, will need one with the P and W. And if you gold plate any you will also need a C and a D.
Don't forget the ones made in Manila.
...another interesting direction new to me. Thanks
by Geseas
Fri Jun 10, 2022 5:00 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1924-P: How would you attribute this Rim?
Replies: 11
Views: 1739

Re: 1924-P: How would you attribute this Rim?

VAM 2A . The coin is worn enough that the doubling is difficult to see. Thank you! If there is no objection, I would like to add two photos to the 1924-P Vam-2A page. http://www.vamworld.com/forum/download/file.php?id=30911 and: http://www.vamworld.com/forum/download/file.php?id=30991 My thinking o...
by Geseas
Tue Jun 07, 2022 5:38 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1921 D VAM 1AN Reinstatement ?
Replies: 5
Views: 583

Re: 1921 D VAM 1AN Reinstatement ?

Ground Control to Major Johns :)

You guys make this the best Vam site!

I have what I attributed as a 1921-D Vam 12A. I will send in or photograph... Interesting Vam.
by Geseas
Sun May 29, 2022 5:44 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1924-P: How would you attribute this Rim?
Replies: 11
Views: 1739

Re: 1924-P: How would you attribute this Rim?

For 1921 Peace dollars, the mint was experimenting with which die should be the hammer die. The 1921 VAM 1F2 has a collar clash on the reverse, whereas the VAM 1K2 and VAM 1AC have the collar clash on the obverse. On all later dates, collar clashes occur on the reverse. Thank you for all your contr...
by Geseas
Sat May 28, 2022 8:50 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1924-P: How would you attribute this Rim?
Replies: 11
Views: 1739

Re: 1924-P: How would you attribute this Rim?

Thanks once again, John.
I think the only way I am going to understand the minting process is to try and operate one of those vintage presses; in person...then you will see some errors. :)
by Geseas
Sat May 28, 2022 7:11 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1924-P: How would you attribute this Rim?
Replies: 11
Views: 1739

Re: 1924-P: How would you attribute this Rim?

Thanks @RogerRock
I found info on another coin that I guess you could call an 'anvil die rim clash'. It is a 1921 Peace Vam-1K2. I think they have a different 'look' than the more common hammer die rim clash. Here is a picture:
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by Geseas
Fri May 27, 2022 11:18 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1924-P: How would you attribute this Rim?
Replies: 11
Views: 1739

Re: 1924-P: How would you attribute this Rim?

I am learning also a clash on the obverse of a Peace Dollar is a rare thing.
I have only found information on one so far in my search for some kind of comparison.
It is on a 1921 Peace Vam-1AC:
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I will get more photos once I have the coin in hand... Thanks for the input.
by Geseas
Fri May 27, 2022 6:57 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1924-P: How would you attribute this Rim?
Replies: 11
Views: 1739

1924-P: How would you attribute this Rim?

Thanks everyone!
by Geseas
Fri May 20, 2022 5:14 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1921-S: can anyone help?
Replies: 14
Views: 1964

Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

This coin was in a small group of D-mint coins I recently got, and I am profoundly clueless. Any VAM help would be greatly appreciated -- There are finger feed areas at TA and OF. finger feeds.jpg Dennis. I see the 'feed areas at TA and Of.' Is there evidence of a gouge I am probably missing? Thanks.