My 1899-o VAM-30 - Is a 1-8-9-9 possible?

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jgrinz
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My 1899-o VAM-30 - Is a 1-8-9-9 possible?

Post by jgrinz » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:38 am

Reason why I ask.
None of the cracks inherent to the 1899-o VAM-30 on my coin are not fully formed.
There seems to be a serif ball mark below the second nines hoop
There seems to be an outside line where a shifted nine would show if doubled, lower right outside of the second 9
OR are my eyes deceiving me


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Re: My 1899-o VAM-30 - Is a 1-8-9-9 possible?

Post by DHalladay » Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:43 pm

The outside-right of the top loop in the 8 sure looks doubled, but I don't see anything else.
When in doubt... don't.

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Re: My 1899-o VAM-30 - Is a 1-8-9-9 possible?

Post by lured_in_again » Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:21 pm

Looks as though the 1, 8, and 9 match the doubling listed for that VAM. Inside the last 9 looks more like a toning issue.

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Re: My 1899-o VAM-30 - Is a 1-8-9-9 possible?

Post by jgrinz » Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:33 pm

DHalladay wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:43 pm
The outside-right of the top loop in the 8 sure looks doubled, but I don't see anything else.
Its definitely a VAM-30 just an odd one
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Re: My 1899-o VAM-30 - Is a 1-8-9-9 possible?

Post by jgrinz » Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:00 pm

@dave700x

This gentleman is going to post a few pictures of his coin around the second 9
Thx
Dave

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Re: My 1899-o VAM-30 - Is a 1-8-9-9 possible?

Post by dave700x » Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:31 pm

I do see on my coin what you are talking about on the second nine. This is the best that I could capture it without my 50mm lens.
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Re: My 1899-o VAM-30 - Is a 1-8-9-9 possible?

Post by jgrinz » Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:51 pm

Thanks Dave - Your coin definitely does NOT have what I am seeing but a newer picture I took
shows whats going on.
Right outside edge line I see is toning.
The inside below the hoop is a hit on the ball of the serif and wiped some metal into the leg opening.
Thx for the help guys. @dave700x



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Re: My 1899-o VAM-30 - Is a 1-8-9-9 possible?

Post by dave700x » Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:44 pm

Well Mike, my take-away from this is I need to organize my boxes of raw Morgans... :lol:

edit to add - and not let my wife clean my desk. My 50mm lens is missing since her last clean sweep.
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Re: My 1899-o VAM-30 - Is a 1-8-9-9 possible?

Post by jgrinz » Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:02 pm

:o
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