1921-S: can anyone help?

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DHalladay
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1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by DHalladay » Fri May 20, 2022 4:36 pm

This coin was in a small group of D-mint coins I recently got, and I am profoundly clueless.
Any VAM help would be greatly appreciated.

-- There are no cracks anywhere.
-- There are some decent scribbles.
-- There are finger feed areas at TA and OF.
-- Perhaps the biggest PUPs are lines from the denticles to the 2nd A, and between the left star and U.

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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by Geseas » Fri May 20, 2022 5:14 pm

DHalladay wrote:
Fri May 20, 2022 4:36 pm
This coin was in a small group of D-mint coins I recently got, and I am profoundly clueless.
Any VAM help would be greatly appreciated

-- There are finger feed areas at TA and OF.




finger feeds.jpg

Dennis.

I see the 'feed areas at TA and Of.' Is there evidence of a gouge I am probably missing? Thanks.

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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by DHalladay » Fri May 20, 2022 6:59 pm

Mitch says the gouge at star-U is the VAM 1G reverse (thank you Mitch!)... but the gouge at star-U is the only thing that fits with 1G – and none of the other PUPs on the 1G page are on my coin.
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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by Tekkie1 » Sat May 21, 2022 1:49 am

A nice acetone bath would be good.

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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by DHalladay » Sat May 21, 2022 2:04 am

Tekkie1 wrote:
Sat May 21, 2022 1:49 am
A nice acetone bath would be good.

That's what I thought; it has already had an overnighter... without much to show for it.
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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by DHalladay » Thu May 26, 2022 8:29 pm

Hey Mitch – does the line from the rim to U on the VAM 1G reverse also keep going under the N and I? Because the line on my coin does:
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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by Mhomei » Fri May 27, 2022 12:35 pm

Yes Dennis
I vetted mine thru JR and slabbed as a 1G EDS

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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by DHalladay » Fri May 27, 2022 12:41 pm

Mhomei wrote:
Fri May 27, 2022 12:35 pm
Yes Dennis
I vetted mine thru JR and slabbed as a 1G EDS
Thanks Mitch. Can you post a scribbles shot of your coin for comparison?
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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by Mhomei » Fri May 27, 2022 9:20 pm

Dennis
I don't drink
.....I don't do drugs
........and I don't do scribbles!!!!!

Mitch

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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by Mhomei » Sat May 28, 2022 2:58 pm

There is no doubt that you have the 1g reverse
So let's focus on the obverse

Could be a new pairing

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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by DHalladay » Sat May 28, 2022 5:11 pm

Mhomei wrote:
Sat May 28, 2022 2:58 pm
There is no doubt that you have the 1g reverse
So let's focus on the obverse

Could be a new pairing

Does your coin have the mild finger feed areas on the upper reverse that mine does?
Meanwhile, I'll search the obverse for something... anything... to photograph as a PUP to help identify a possible new pairing.
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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by Mhomei » Sat May 28, 2022 6:24 pm

1- your scribs match
2- I don't see any feed fingers on your reverse
3-photograph Liberty and pay extra attn to BER

When I get home from work I will send you my liberty pic
Mitch

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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by DHalladay » Sat May 28, 2022 6:54 pm

Mhomei wrote:
Sat May 28, 2022 6:24 pm
1- your scribs match
2- I don't see any feed fingers on your reverse
3-photograph Liberty and pay extra attn to BER

When I get home from work I will send you my liberty pic
Mitch

Mitch:

If the scribs match then VAM 1G it is. Thanks!

My pix #2 shows lighter areas in/around/under TA and O that are shiny in hand; those are the finger feed areas on my coin.

Is the stuff across the bottom of especially the E and R what you're referring to?:
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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by Mhomei » Sun May 29, 2022 12:23 am

Yep
That's the obverse

Could someone please put pics on page.

They are too nice to not use

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Re: 1921-S: can anyone help?

Post by Bigbub » Sun May 29, 2022 4:46 pm

Very nice diagnostic photos. I added them to the page.

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