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1887-P VAM-35

1887-P VAM-35 Doubled Ear Inside

Reclassification Discovery June 2014 by Juan Arrioja on the VAM 21A discovery coin from C. Logan McKechnie
35 III 2 34 · C3a (Doubled Ear Inside) (190) I-2 R-5
Obverse III 2 34 – Ear slightly doubled at right and left inside ,unique line inside ear
Die marker- Short Diagonal Polishing Line at right inside of Ear and small die chip right Wheat Leaf
Reverse C3a -

1. normal date,can be found with and without the die chip at second 8
2. To date There are 3 die stages known:

  1. Stage Unclashed,no chips at 8's,inside of ear is not doubled yet
  2. Stage MDS,lightly clashed obverse reverse,no letter transfer
  3. Stage LDS ,heavily clashed,but no letter transfer,oversed dies


LVA Plate Photos:

Former VAM-21A

Additional Photos:


Die Marker; Double ear, polishing line inside ear
Date Placement
Doubled L in Liberty
Some Specimens Come Clashed with no Transfer
Reverse crack,


Signs of Multiple Clash but no Transfer



Full Coin Photos

Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-35 (MDS) Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©'[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY 'Juan Arrioja