1896-O VAM-27 (Privately made) Medium O Mint Mark
Discovery 2011, ben wengel
27 (privately made) (Medium O Mint Mark) (181) R-6
Obverse - Same copied coin as for 1896-O VAM-4 Micro O obverse die, but different die that is same as 1896-O VAM-21 counterfeit. Same jagged depression below eye as 1896-O VAM-4 obverse and 1896-O VAM-21 obverse and of the copied coin. Raised dot pitting all over surfaces. Rounded edges where design, date and stars meet fields.
Reverse C3 - Medium III O mint mark centered and upright with faint raised vertical line to left of O mint mark that matches 1900 O/CC VAM-11 with same crack through TED of UNITED. Same copied coin as 1901-O VAM-44 counterfeit, but different die. C3 type reverse. Raised dot pitting all over surfaces. Rounded edges where design meet fields.
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