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This week's '''VOTW''' is the 2006 VAM of the year. The [[1888-S VAM-13]] is one of the most spectacular [[Die Gouge|die gouge]] Morgans  
 
This week's '''VOTW''' is the 2006 VAM of the year. The [[1888-S VAM-13]] is one of the most spectacular [[Die Gouge|die gouge]] Morgans  
with a barrage of over 30 gouges on the reverse of this variety. Many of the gouges are sizeable, especially those just above and around the eagle's right leg and talons. The [[1888-S VAM-13]] is a [[HitList40 VAMs|Hit List 40]] variety and has the largest number of [[Die Gouge|die gouges]] known on any Morgan dollar ''reverse die''. It is a must for every collection.
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with a barrage of over 30 gouges on the reverse of this variety. Many of the gouges are sizeable, especially those just above and around the eagle's right leg and talons. The [[1888-S VAM-13]] is a [[HitList40 VAMs|Hit List 40]] variety and has the largest number of [[Die Gouge|die gouges]] known on any Morgan dollar '''reverse die'''. It is a must for every collection.
  
 
[[1888-S VAM-13]] '''Doubled Left Wreath, Monster Gouged Eagle'''<br />
 
[[1888-S VAM-13]] '''Doubled Left Wreath, Monster Gouged Eagle'''<br />

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The VAM of the Week: 1888-S VAM-13 Doubled Left Wreath, Monster Gouged Eagle

This week's VOTW is the 2006 VAM of the year. The 1888-S VAM-13 is one of the most spectacular die gouge Morgans with a barrage of over 30 gouges on the reverse of this variety. Many of the gouges are sizeable, especially those just above and around the eagle's right leg and talons. The 1888-S VAM-13 is a Hit List 40 variety and has the largest number of die gouges known on any Morgan dollar reverse die. It is a must for every collection.

1888-S VAM-13 Doubled Left Wreath, Monster Gouged Eagle

13 III2 1 · C3f (Doubled Left Wreath, Monster Gouged Eagle) (187) I-5 R-6

1888-S VAM-13 Gouge Wing Leg.jpg 1888-S VAM-13 Gouges Arrow Feathers.jpg
1888-S VAM-13 Gouges Below Talons.jpg 1888-S VAM-13 Wreath.jpg
1888-S VAM-13 Gouge Neck-Wing.jpg

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2019 VOTW

1-20 CascadeChris
1-27 vincar73
2-03 morganman
2-10 bob259
2-17 ChiefRet
2-24 PacificWR
3-03 VamHelsing
3-10 Lioncutter
3-17 CascadeChris
3-24 vincar73
3-31 morganman
4-07 bob259
4-14 ChiefRet
4-21 PacificWR
4-28 VamHelsing
5-05 Lioncutter
5-12 CascadeChris
5-19 Vincar73
5-26 morganman



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