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by vampicker
Thu Sep 22, 2022 3:57 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: OT - No VAMs ANACS Grades
Replies: 3
Views: 156

Re: OT - No VAMs ANACS Grades

Yeah, I was all proud of myself for figuring out the overstrike on the proof commem then I turned the flip over and it was written on it. D'ohh!
by vampicker
Wed Sep 21, 2022 2:59 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Heritage VAM and PL Morgan sale Monday, 9/19
Replies: 14
Views: 322

Re: Heritage VAM and PL Morgan sale Monday, 9/19

Bid on four coins & got stomped hard on three of them. The one I did win isn't earth-shattering, but it does move one of my sets closer to completion.
by vampicker
Wed Sep 21, 2022 11:24 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Help with 1882 O MM
Replies: 15
Views: 188

Re: Help with 1882 O MM

Sorry, that is a VAM 22. Your picture of the end on the stem doesn't really capture the split, but I kinda see it. I apologize for the extra day of trying to figure this out
by vampicker
Tue Sep 20, 2022 11:46 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Help with 1882 O MM
Replies: 15
Views: 188

Re: Help with 1882 O MM

Yeah, not 22
by vampicker
Mon Sep 19, 2022 7:47 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Help with 1882 O MM
Replies: 15
Views: 188

Re: Help with 1882 O MM

Is the end of the branch above the first L of DOLLAR split? It's pretty much a 'one and done' diagnostic for the DDR associated with VAM 22
by vampicker
Sun Sep 18, 2022 8:38 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: OT - Feed Finger Gouges Or ?
Replies: 24
Views: 1339

Re: OT - Feed Finger Gouges Or ?

I read the article here https://www.error-ref.com/peripheral-die-damage/
Interesting, but I'm not convinced that explains the weirdness on your Walkers. It's somewhat similar, but not the same. I don't recall the pronounced peripheral element in the affected area
by vampicker
Sat Sep 17, 2022 9:42 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: OT MY NICEST MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR
Replies: 11
Views: 147

Re: OT MY NICEST MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR

Awesome coin!
by vampicker
Fri Sep 16, 2022 11:51 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: ANACS re-holder back
Replies: 8
Views: 183

Re: ANACS re-holder back

OK, good. Sorry you had to deal with this
by vampicker
Fri Sep 16, 2022 1:33 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: ANACS re-holder back
Replies: 8
Views: 183

Re: ANACS re-holder back

Custom labels like the description I used before this obverse got listed do not and will not appear in the ANACS population
by vampicker
Fri Sep 16, 2022 12:27 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: ANACS re-holder back
Replies: 8
Views: 183

Re: ANACS re-holder back

The VAM 115 should not have downgraded from one yellow holder to another. That's worth an email to Paul and a review. The same senior grader was OK with this as a straight VG08 when it went thru before.
by vampicker
Thu Sep 15, 2022 7:42 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: My Almost 1st VAM Pick
Replies: 17
Views: 289

Re: My Almost 1st VAM Pick

Damn! I wonder if it's still kicking around in Paul's desk somewhere
by vampicker
Thu Sep 15, 2022 6:04 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: My Almost 1st VAM Pick
Replies: 17
Views: 289

Re: My Almost 1st VAM Pick

Did we slab that lanyard?
by vampicker
Thu Sep 15, 2022 6:03 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Discovery Pieces
Replies: 5
Views: 190

Re: Discovery Pieces

No Plus grades from ANACS
by vampicker
Wed Sep 14, 2022 4:36 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1880-S VAM 41 appears to be valid
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: 1880-S VAM 41 appears to be valid

Thanks John
by vampicker
Wed Sep 14, 2022 12:52 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1880-S VAM 41 appears to be valid
Replies: 2
Views: 81

1880-S VAM 41 appears to be valid

I had a couple of pieces on my desk yesterday that looked like a good match for the obverse plate from the VAM book and the reverse plate from the update showing a close triple spread of the right wreath. I noticed this page is in the 'dubious' category. It likely landed there because 'dash' is in t...
by vampicker
Wed Sep 14, 2022 12:44 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Help "Re-Identifying" 1922 VAM Discovery Piece
Replies: 9
Views: 216

Re: Help "Re-Identifying" 1922 VAM Discovery Piece

OK, I stand corrected.
by vampicker
Wed Sep 14, 2022 12:11 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Help "Re-Identifying" 1922 VAM Discovery Piece
Replies: 9
Views: 216

Re: Help "Re-Identifying" 1922 VAM Discovery Piece

The reverse image posted looks like a B2 to me. Might be worth digging out the VAM 1i discovery piece and flipping it over. Didn't find the obverse plate earlier because I didn't look through the B1 listings.
by vampicker
Tue Sep 13, 2022 11:50 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Help "Re-Identifying" 1922 VAM Discovery Piece
Replies: 9
Views: 216

Re: Help "Re-Identifying" 1922 VAM Discovery Piece

I don't see anything in the current listings matching this. I had thought this may have gotten revised before the update came out, but that doesn't seem to be the case. I'd suggest you PM Dr. Close
by vampicker
Mon Sep 12, 2022 8:40 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: A 78-CC I didn't have before
Replies: 7
Views: 127

Re: A 78-CC I didn't have before

messydesk wrote:
Mon Sep 12, 2022 7:58 pm
Cool! Same mint mark punch as the $20 Liberty. Speaking of which, I guess I know what's next on your list. :lol:
I'd have to sell a few pieces to swing that, and I'd be more likely to point elsewhere. I did pick a 91-CC $5 last year - a far more manageable proposition
by vampicker
Mon Sep 12, 2022 6:42 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: A 78-CC I didn't have before
Replies: 7
Views: 127

A 78-CC I didn't have before

A new purchase right after the ANA from a Heritage auction. PCGS called it XF 40 and I agree. I've wanted one of these for a long time. Finally pulled the trigger.