1921-P VAMs 3GA and 107 are the same

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DHalladay
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1921-P VAMs 3GA and 107 are the same

Post by DHalladay » Sun Aug 01, 2021 12:15 am

I've changed the title to this thread to make it a statement rather than asking a question. Here's why:


This is the one and only LVA plate image (I wish it was bigger) that is on the VAM 3GA attribution page, showing the diagonal gouge through the D in UNITED:
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Here is a photo I took of my EDS VAM 3GA. Notice that both photos show a crack from the E to the D:
3GA gouge.jpg
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And here is LVA's plate image (I also wish it was bigger) of VAM 107's scribbles from the attribution page:
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And here is a photo I took of the scribbles on my EDS VAM 3GA coin. Notice that there are many more horizontal lines on the eagle's abdomen and leg than LVA indicates on his plate image:
3GA scribbles.jpg
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Re: 1921-P VAMs 3GA and 107 the same

Post by DHalladay » Tue Aug 03, 2021 12:22 pm

Updated original post, and photos added.
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Re: 1921-P VAMs 3GA and 107 the same

Post by ljs123 » Tue Aug 03, 2021 12:34 pm

Nice work Dennis

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