1889-P VAM-23A

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1889-P VAM-23A Slanted Date, Clashed Obverse In & st

Discovered by John Daino, October 1997. Discovered by Jeff Oxman, October 1997.
This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM.
23A III221 · C3a (Slanted Date, Clashed Obverse In & st) (190) I-5 R-7
Obverse III221– Very heavily clashed die with bold incuse n and partial incuse I of In from reverse showing next to Liberty head neck and partial incuse st of Trust from reverse showing in right hair vee of lower hair edge. Deepest clashed In known and first die reported with clashed letter other than E.

1. Only 6 have been reported - Jeff Oxman's discovery piece (although Jeff is not listed as the finder), a cleaned AU/XF coin in a net graded ANACS holder, a raw coin found by C. Logan McKechnie in 2005 and was then graded AU58 PL by ANACS and later crossed to a PCGS AU58 [The coin is in the 'California' collection and expected to remain there.] and an NGC AU58 (now PCGS AU58) found in an old coin album by Dwight Brown (July, 2007). The fifth was reported on VAMWorld by remmy (July, 2013). It appears to be BU. The sixth found raw (June, 2014) now in PCGS 63.


LVA Plate Photos:

1889-P VAM-23A Clashed st.jpg 1889-P VAM-23A Clashed In 1.jpg
1889-P VAM-23A Clashed In.jpg

Additional Photos:


1889-P VAM-23A obverse clash at nose.jpg Remmy1100 dreaming2.jpg
The following photos are of the fourth specimen without the reverse clash marks:
1889-P VAM-23A obverse clash.jpg

1889-P VAM-23A obverse far right star.jpg 1889-P VAM-23A obverse UM.jpg
You would expect to see strong clash marks around "In G":
1889-P VAM-23A reverse In.jpg Ash-23a-o4.jpg

Full Coin Photos

Full Coin VAM 23A Images © Variety Slabbing Service, used with permission

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