Possible vam?

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Tyler_dk
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Possible vam?

Post by Tyler_dk » Fri Jul 30, 2021 1:03 pm

I have a 1881 O I just added to my New Orleans set. It seems that there is something under the O mint mark. Or is this a micro O for this year. It is much smaller than and other mint mark on any of my New Orleans set.
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Re: Possible vam?

Post by messydesk » Fri Jul 30, 2021 1:59 pm

I think it's just a hit on the mint mark.
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Re: Possible vam?

Post by pup_picker » Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:47 pm

i initially thought it was an rpm but with dark "shadowing" look on the left side, it may very well be a hit.

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Re: Possible vam?

Post by alefzero » Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:46 pm

I think this might be the reverse die shared with a few obverses. Compare it, for instance with VAM-61. O set left and slightly high, about 2.5 times further from the D than from the left ribbon. Not clashed but there are others to consider.

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Re: Possible vam?

Post by Tyler_dk » Sat Jul 31, 2021 1:41 am

I’m very new to the vam world. Like, extremely new where I don’t even know where to look or anything. Is there a book I can buy and actually look closely at different variations of vams?

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Re: Possible vam?

Post by PacificWR » Sat Jul 31, 2021 3:31 am

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