1884 O VAM?

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lhnumis1
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1884 O VAM?

Post by lhnumis1 » Mon Sep 25, 2023 4:45 am

Another 1884 O VAM resisting attribution. First, is this a 'normal date right edge-oval O' or a 'far date-oval O'?. This example does not exhibit overlapping reeding...

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Obverse
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Date placement: normal right edge.
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Date: no evidence of numeral doubling.
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The top of the Phrygian cap appears slightly doubled.
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Raised lines in the hair DEE & void to right..
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lhnumis1
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Re: 1884 O VAM?

Post by lhnumis1 » Mon Sep 25, 2023 5:12 am

Additional images...
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A strong diagonal raised line is noted at the base of the Y of LIBERTY
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A group of fine diagonal polishing lines is noted near the inside bottom the ear; the highest of which is noted by the 3 red arrows. In the hair at the lower right of the ear 2 raised lines are noted (red arrows). Below the outside bottom of the earlobe, several raised lines and patchy devices are noted (red ellipse).
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Reverse
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The mintmark is placed just a tad high and tilted slightly left. The inside void of the mintmark appears to be 'filled'; could also be evidence of some doubling.
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8 0r 9 strong raised lines are noted in the ribbon loop void (red ellipse). There appear to be several raised lines below the left wreath branch (red arrow).
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