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1889-P VAM-39

1889-P VAM-39 Doubled Ear and Cotton Leaves, Far Date

Discovered by C. Logan McKechnie September 2002.
39 III2 35 C3a (Doubled Ear & Cotton Leaves, Far Date) ( ? ) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 35 - Ear doubled at right inside, top right outside and bottom outside. Left edge of hair above ear, left edge of left hair curl behind jaw and lower left edge of lower cotton leaf slightly doubled. Date set further right than normal. Diagnostic- Doubled lower left edge of lower cotton leaf and left hair curl behind jaw.
Reverse C3a - Normal die

Comments:
1. VAM 39 and VAM 61 appear to be evil mimics of each other. Pay attention to the lines in LIBERTY when attributing.

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The lines in Y of LIBERTY are unique for VAM-39.
 

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Full Coin VAM 39 Images © Heritage Auctions, used with permission. Attributed by John Roberts at ANACS  

 

 
PCGS MS63
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