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'''2.''' The VAM-10 Comet gets its name from the comet tail-like [[Die Gouge|die gouges]] on the obverse to the right of the date.<br />
 
'''2.''' The VAM-10 Comet gets its name from the comet tail-like [[Die Gouge|die gouges]] on the obverse to the right of the date.<br />
 
'''3.''' Some (and possibly all) specimens show the reverse die gouge which also appears on [[1890-O VAM-10A|VAM-10A]].<br />
 
'''3.''' Some (and possibly all) specimens show the reverse die gouge which also appears on [[1890-O VAM-10A|VAM-10A]].<br />
'''4.''' The VAM-10A is often attributed by TPG's as the VAM-10 - be sure you learn to distinguish the two or you could learn a costly lesson as the VAM-10A sells for considerably less than the VAM-10, with it's stronger die gouges.<br />
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'''4.''' The VAM-10A is often attributed by TPG's as the VAM-10.  Be sure you learn to distinguish the two or you could learn a costly lesson.  The VAM-10A sells for considerably less than the VAM-10, with it's stronger die gouges.<br />
 
'''5.''' The [[1890-O VAM-10A|VAM-10A]] is the LDS of the VAM-10 and shows a heavily worn comet and reverse [[Die Gouge|die gouge]].<br />
 
'''5.''' The [[1890-O VAM-10A|VAM-10A]] is the LDS of the VAM-10 and shows a heavily worn comet and reverse [[Die Gouge|die gouge]].<br />
  

Latest revision as of 17:33, 19 March 2019

1890-O VAM-10A Near Date with Bar, Die Gouge Rev. O

Discovered by Bill Van Note, July 2004.
This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM
10A III26 · C3a (Near Date with Bar, Die Gouge Rev. O) (181) I-3 R-5
Obverse III26– Polished die with faint raised two bars to right of date. Ear slightly doubled at lower right inside from polishing.
Reverse C3a– Vertical die gouge above O in ONE.

Comments:
1. This is a High O Reverse and Doubled inside left of O, even later die states show minor Rim Cuds @ k12 Obverse
2. The VAM-10 Comet gets its name from the comet tail-like die gouges on the obverse to the right of the date.
3. Some (and possibly all) specimens show the reverse die gouge which also appears on VAM-10A.
4. The VAM-10A is often attributed by TPG's as the VAM-10. Be sure you learn to distinguish the two or you could learn a costly lesson. The VAM-10A sells for considerably less than the VAM-10, with it's stronger die gouges.
5. The VAM-10A is the LDS of the VAM-10 and shows a heavily worn comet and reverse die gouge.

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LVA Plate Photos:

1890-O VAM-10A Gouge O.jpg

Additional Photos:

Ja90 o 10A comet.jpg

Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-10A ULDS Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler

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