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1889-P VAM-15 Doubled 889, Ear & Arrow Feathers

Discovered by Martin Field, August 1980. Revised 9/2012.
15 (revised) III2 15-C3f (Doubled 889 & Arrow Feathers) (190) I-3 R-5
Obverse III2 15 - Doubled 889 in date. Slightly doubled left 8 at top inside of lower loop, right 8 at top inside of upper loop and 9 doubled at top inside of upper loop and at right inside of lower loop. Doubled ear at right inside and lobe bottom.
Die marker - Die scratch at back of cap fold next to left U.
Reverse C3f - Slightly doubled lower edge of arrow feathers and left shafts.

Comments:
1. April 2012, Leroy determined the Full coin below was a VAM-15.
2. Be aware that the doubled ear of the VAM 15 is an "Evil Mimic" with the 1889-P VAM-30, as pointed out by John Roberts aka Vampicker and confirmed by Mr. Leroy Van Allen. Check your date placement to make sure of which variety you actually have.

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Date in normal position
   
First 8
   
Second 8
   
Nine
  
Doubled Arrow Fletching & Shafts
 

Full Coin Photos

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