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'''Obverse III2 4 -''' Several small die breaks in lower hair. Some die file lines in fields.<br />
 
'''Obverse III2 4 -''' Several small die breaks in lower hair. Some die file lines in fields.<br />
 
'''Reverse C3a -''' S mint mark set slightly to right.<br />
 
'''Reverse C3a -''' S mint mark set slightly to right.<br />
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'''Comments:'''<br />
 
'''Comments:'''<br />
Looked through 971 1887-S Coins in Heritage Archives that covered FUN 2017 back to FUN 2010 and found 135 VAM-5's, but no 5A.<br />
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'''1.''' Looked through 971 1887-S Coins in Heritage Archives that covered FUN 2017 back to FUN 2010 and found 135 VAM-5's, but no 5A.<br />
Leroy Van Allen rated the rarity of the VAM-5 as a '''3''' and the 5A as a '''6'''. How does he do that? (RonH270 04022017)<br />
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'''2.''' Leroy Van Allen rated the rarity of the VAM-5 as a '''3''' and the 5A as a '''6'''. How does he do that? (RonH270 04022017)<br />
 
'''Threads:'''<br />
 
'''Threads:'''<br />
== LVA Plate Photos ==
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= LVA Plate Photos: =
== Additional Photos ==
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= Additional Photos: =
 
There is no LVA Plate for this page. Hope this helps you. The break starts in the field as shown with the calipers between the 8 and 7 in the first hair-vee. Continues at the angle shown and the break ends before the 2nd hair-vee; however, later die stages may have it go longer. The break follows the ruler. There is another small break in the field just below the 2nd hair-vee, that starts in the left hair and moves diagonal toward the other side to hair.<br />
 
There is no LVA Plate for this page. Hope this helps you. The break starts in the field as shown with the calipers between the 8 and 7 in the first hair-vee. Continues at the angle shown and the break ends before the 2nd hair-vee; however, later die stages may have it go longer. The break follows the ruler. There is another small break in the field just below the 2nd hair-vee, that starts in the left hair and moves diagonal toward the other side to hair.<br />
 
[[image:1887-S 5A Break 0.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:1887-S 5A Break 0.jpg]]<br />
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= Full Coin Photos =
 
7/2017<br />
 
7/2017<br />
 
None in SSDC Registry; none attributed by ANACS<br />
 
None in SSDC Registry; none attributed by ANACS<br />
 
[[1887-S VAM-5A#TOP|Top]]<br />
 
[[1887-S VAM-5A#TOP|Top]]<br />

Revision as of 18:53, 3 February 2019

1887-S VAM-5A

Discovery 2012
'5A III2 4 - C3a ('Near Date, Die Breaks Lower Hair ) (186) I-2 R-6
Obverse III2 4 - Several small die breaks in lower hair. Some die file lines in fields.
Reverse C3a - S mint mark set slightly to right.

Comments:
1. Looked through 971 1887-S Coins in Heritage Archives that covered FUN 2017 back to FUN 2010 and found 135 VAM-5's, but no 5A.
2. Leroy Van Allen rated the rarity of the VAM-5 as a 3 and the 5A as a 6. How does he do that? (RonH270 04022017)
Threads:

LVA Plate Photos:

Additional Photos:

There is no LVA Plate for this page. Hope this helps you. The break starts in the field as shown with the calipers between the 8 and 7 in the first hair-vee. Continues at the angle shown and the break ends before the 2nd hair-vee; however, later die stages may have it go longer. The break follows the ruler. There is another small break in the field just below the 2nd hair-vee, that starts in the left hair and moves diagonal toward the other side to hair.
1887-S 5A Break 0.jpg

Full Coin Photos

7/2017
None in SSDC Registry; none attributed by ANACS
Top