Clashed 1895-O

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bjsilverfox
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Clashed 1895-O

Post by bjsilverfox » Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:58 pm

Is anyone familiar with a clashed 1895-O? If so what VAM number would it be? The coin I saw did not have a readily noticeable letter transfer. It appeared to have a slanted date and a mint mark tilted right. The closest match I could come up with was a VAM 6 before the polishing event, however I could not identify any of the pickup points.

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Re: Clashed 1895-O

Post by bjsilverfox » Fri Apr 23, 2021 1:08 am

Help! JR and JB you have probably seen hundreds more of this date than I have. Have either of you seen a clashed 1895-O or have any ideas of what die pair it might be?

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Re: Clashed 1895-O

Post by vampicker » Fri Apr 23, 2021 12:24 pm

Yeah, the one that comes to mind is a stage of what is pictured as VAM 1 on the VAMworld pages. It comes single and double clashed.
Here's an example of the single clash stage
https://coins.ha.com/itm/morgan-dollars ... ail-071515
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Re: Clashed 1895-O

Post by bjsilverfox » Fri Apr 23, 2021 1:55 pm

JR thanks for getting back to me on this. It is the first clashed 1895-O I have run across and it really spiked my curiosity. I never thought to check the full photo of the VAM 1.

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