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by caltx01
Thu Oct 28, 2021 1:14 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: New Orleans die use - November 1896
Replies: 5
Views: 869

Re: New Orleans die use - November 1896

RogerB wrote:
Mon Oct 25, 2021 11:59 pm
This is the die use report for November 1896 by the New Orleans Mint.

18961201 NO Dies used November 1896.jpg
What does 'Condemned' mean in the Remarks column?
by caltx01
Thu Oct 28, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1889 O with an X under Eagle
Replies: 6
Views: 1041

Re: 1889 O with an X under Eagle

Coin has been cut after it was made. The X under the eagles chin is serious damage - it will reduce the value to not much more than melt - if any. Today this is one of the things done by coin dealer to counterfit coins so no one mistakes it for something of value. This is an interesting fact I did ...
by caltx01
Sat Oct 09, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1899 O - Closed or Open 9s?
Replies: 1
Views: 434

1899 O - Closed or Open 9s?

Would these 9s on my 1899 O be considered open or closed? Thanks!!
by caltx01
Sat Oct 09, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Another Newbie Question - O over CC Verification
Replies: 6
Views: 1121

Re: Another Newbie Question - O over CC Verification

Kurt28 wrote:
Sat Oct 09, 2021 6:51 am
I know that I am just a newb, but would you care to mention the year of the coin.
Just to help us stupid folks out.
1900 - I believe that was the only year the 'O over CC' mint mark occurred.
by caltx01
Sat Oct 09, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Another Newbie Question - O over CC Verification
Replies: 6
Views: 1121

Re: Another Newbie Question - O over CC Verification

Thanks for the confirmation and the VAM information!
by caltx01
Fri Oct 08, 2021 3:02 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Another Newbie Question - O over CC Verification
Replies: 6
Views: 1121

Another Newbie Question - O over CC Verification

I am interpreting this mint mark as O over CC. Is there any disagreement? Thanks!!
by caltx01
Sun Oct 03, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Newbie Question - May not be VAM Related
Replies: 5
Views: 819

Re: Newbie Question - May not be VAM Related

Thanks for all the great replies. Here are additional images of the 1884 O Morgan. I will investigate the VAMs that mention filled mint marks.

Regards!
by caltx01
Sun Oct 03, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Newbie Question - May not be VAM Related
Replies: 5
Views: 819

Newbie Question - May not be VAM Related

Hello everyone, I am a new member here, having been interested in collecting US Silver Dollars for about a year now. I am glad to find this site and it's wealth of information about VAM varieties. It makes collecting much more fun, but I am spending hours sometimes with each coin I own, trying to id...