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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 -

Comments:
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

Threads:

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

6/2014
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