1887-P VAM-26 Slanted Date
Revised 2015 by Mysterio to add Die 2. Revised 2017 by tmanhg to add Die 3. Revised 2018 by tmanhg to add Die 4. Revised 2019 by tmanhg to add Die 5.
26 (revised) III2 25 - C3a (Slanted Date) (190) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 25- Date in normal lateral position and slanted with 1 closest to rim.
Die 1 - Die marker - Possible in middle hair gouge below IBE of LIBERTY.
Die 2 - Die marker - Several raised lumps in top of T in LIBERTY.
Die 3 - Die marker - Diagonal polish lines on TY of LIBERTY
Die 4 - Date at left side of normal lateral position. Die marker- Polishing lines in RTY of LIBERTY.
Die 5 - Date slightly left of middle normal lateral position. Slightly doubled Liberty head profile at nose and upper lip.Die marker-Die Polishing lines in RTY of LIBERTY.
Reverse C3a -
Die 1 - Die marker - 2 small gouges protrude on the (from bottom) 10th inner feather toward the outer feathers. Unique polishing marks in TF.
Die 2 - Die marker -
Die 3 - Die marker -
Die 4 - Die marker - Polishing lines right of wreath bow.
Die 5 - Die marker - Die polishing lines in wing-neck gap.
1. VAM-26A was discovered with the assumption that a gouge-less VAM-26 exists and can potentially be located.
2. VAM 26 die 2 is a different die/dies than VAM 26/26A
3. Additional Photos for 1887 P VAM-26 Die 2 and 1887 P VAM-26 Die 3
1. Die #1 http://www.vamworld.com/share/view/80618703
2. Die #4 Revision thread