1889-O VAM Stats
1. Mintage: 11,875,000
2. Die Pairs: 150 (Source: Annual Reports of the Director of the Mint)
3. Die Study completed: No.
4. Two Oval O varities:
5. Three Rotated Dies:
Attribution Guides for The 1889-O Morgan Dollar
Official VAM Listing
1889-O VAM-1 Round O
1889-O VAM-1A1 Clashed Obverse t, Reverse Partial E & M (Top 100 Morgan Vam)
1889-O VAM-1A2 Clashed Obverse G, T, R, D & O, Reverse BER, M (Top 100 and WOW! Morgan Vam)
1889-O VAM-1B Radial Die Break E, Collar Clash at 1-3 Left Stars
1889-O VAM-3 Far Date, O/O Top Left
1889-O VAM-3A Far Date, O/O Top Left,Double Ear
1889-O VAM-4 O/O Top Right
1889-O VAM-5 Doubled 18
1889-O VAM-5A Doubled 18, Break Right S in STATES
1889-O VAM-6 Doubled 18-9, O Set High (Top 100 Morgan Vam)
1889-O VAM-6A Doubled 18-9, O Set High, Cud Below 18
1889-O VAM-7 Doubled 1-89
1889-O VAM-8 O Set High, Tilted Right
1889-O VAM-9 O Set High
1889-O VAM-9A O Set High, Clashed Obverse G
1889-O VAM-9B O Set High, Denticle Impressions on Reverse
1889-O VAM-9C O Set High,Possible Denticle Impression Arrow Shaft
1889-O VAM-10 Wide Date
1889-O VAM-11 Wide Date
1889-O VAM-12 Doubled 1, Far Date
1889-O VAM-12A Doubled 1, Far Date, Extra Star Point
1889-O VAM-13 Far Date
1889-O VAM-13A Far Date, Die Break Cap
1889-O VAM-13B Far Date, Crumbled Stars (WOW! Morgan VAM)
1889-O VAM-13C Far Date, Multiple Clashed Obverse n
1889-O VAM-13F Far Date, Denticle Impressions Below Arrow Feathers
1889-O VAM-13G Far Date, 1+1 Clashed Reverse
1889-O VAM-13H Far Date, Die Gouge Wing (WOW! Morgan VAM)
1889-O VAM-13I Far Date, Polished Eye & Forehead
1889-O VAM-14 Doubled 9
1889-O VAM-14A Doubled 9 & Ear *New 2019*
1889-O VAM-15 Doubled 88, Tripled 9
1889-O VAM-16 Far Date, High O
1889-O VAM-16A Far Date, High O, Denticle Impressions Below Tail Feathers
1889-O VAM-16B Far date, High O, Over Polished Obverse (Doubled ear)
1889-O VAM-16C Far Date, High O, Die Break S-OF
1889-O VAM-18 Doubled Obverse, Slanted Date, O Set High Tilted Right
1889-O VAM-19 Doubled Right Reverse
1889-O VAM-20 Slanted Date
1889-O VAM-20A Slanted Date, Clashed Obverse O, Reverse Weak E (Hot 50 Morgan Vam)
1889-O VAM-20B Slanted Date, Doubled Ear
1889-O VAM-21 O Set Left
1889-O VAM-21A Clashed t, O Set Left
1889-O VAM-22 Far Date, O Tilted Left
1889-O VAM-23 Doubled Ear, 18 Tilted Right, High O
1889-O VAM-23A Double Ear, 18 Tilted Right, High O, Die Break T - Long Radial Reverse Break
1889-O VAM-24 Double Ear inside, O set High
1889-O VAM-24A Double Ear inside, Clashed n, O set High
1889-O VAM-25 High O, Tilted Left
1889-O VAM-27 Doubled 9 Top Loop, Far Date
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