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=1896-O VAMs=
 
 
The 1896-O is fairly consistent in lacking a decent strike, having poor luster and being horribly abraded and bagmarked. When found with an exception to any of those three, you have a tough coin. Uncirculated coins are rare and, due to the qualities noted, very rare at choice (MS63) or above. Prooflikes are extremely rare. The 1896-O is a key in both an uncirculated set and a prooflike set.<br />
 
The 1896-O is fairly consistent in lacking a decent strike, having poor luster and being horribly abraded and bagmarked. When found with an exception to any of those three, you have a tough coin. Uncirculated coins are rare and, due to the qualities noted, very rare at choice (MS63) or above. Prooflikes are extremely rare. The 1896-O is a key in both an uncirculated set and a prooflike set.<br />
[[1896-O Reverses|Sort by Reverse Design]]<br />
 
'''Official Lising'''<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-1]] Normal Die<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg |link=1896-O VAM-2]][[1896-O VAM-1|1]][[1896-O VAM-2|896-O VAM-2]] O Tilted Left<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-3]] O Tilted Right<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-4]] '''(Privately Made)''' Small Micro O Tilted Far Right ([[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]] Morgan Vam)[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-5]] Doubled 1--6<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-6]] Doubled 1--6, Far Date, O Tilted Right [[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-7]] Doubled 96, Near Date, O Tilted Right[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg |17px  |link=1896-O VAM-8]][[1896-O VAM-8]] Oval O<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-9]] Doubled 1 & Ear at Bottom[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-10]] Doubled 1 and Profile<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-10A]] Tail Gouge[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-11]] Doubled 18 [[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-12]] Doubled 18-6, Near Date<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg |17px ]][[1896-O VAM-13]] Near Date, High O [[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-14]] Near Date, Doubled 6, O Tilted Right [[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:white_camera_Black_Border04112011.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-15]] Near Date, Doubled 96, O Tilted Right<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-16]] Near Date, Doubled 1 & Ear at Bottom [[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-17]] Near Date, O tilted Right<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-18]] High O<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-18A]] High O, Clashed Obverse G & t ([[Kimpton 12 VAMs|Kimpton 12]] Morgan Vam) [[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-19]] Shifted Date ([[HitList40 VAMs|Hit List 40]] Morgan Vam)[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:white_camera_Black_Border04112011.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-20]] Doubled 1 and Ear Bottom, O Tilted Right<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-21]] '''(Privately Made)''' 2 Olive Reverse[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-22]] '''(Privately Made)''' Low Date, O Tilted Right[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-23]] Near Date, Doubled Ear, High O Tilted Right [[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-24]] Low Near Date [[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-24A]] Low Near Date, Die Break A [[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-25]] '''(Privately Made)''' Later C4 reverse<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-26]] '''(Privately Made)''' C4/C3 Dual Hub 2 Olive Reverse[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-27]] '''(Privately Made)''' Medium O Mint Mark[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-28]] O Set Right<br />
 
[[image:white_camera_Black_Border04112011.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-29]] Doubled 1 & Ear Bottom, Near Date, O Tilted Right<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-30]] '''(Privately Made)''' Medium O Mint Mark[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]]<br />
 
[[image:camera.jpg]][[1896-O VAM-31]] Near Date, O Set High & Right *New 2017*<br />
 
  
'''PAST ASSIGNMENTS;'''<br />
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=1896-O VAM Stats=
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'''1.''' Mintage: 4,900,000 <br />
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'''2.''' Die Pairs: 40  (Source: Annual Reports of the Director of the Mint) <br />
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'''3.''' [[Die Study Roll Call|Die Study]] completed: No. <br />
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=Attribution Guides for The 1896-O Morgan Dollar=
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'''1.''' [[1896-O Reverses|Sort by Reverse Design]]<br />
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'''2.''' [[1896-O Near Date]]<br />
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'''3.''' [[1896-O Normal Date]]<br />
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'''4.''' [[1896-O Far Date]]<br />
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'''5.''' [[1896-O Privately Made]]<br />
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= Official VAM Listing =
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-1]] Normal Die [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]]<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-2]] O Tilted Left<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-3]] O Tilted Right<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-4]] '''(Privately Made)''' Small Micro O Tilted Far Right ([[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]] Morgan Vam) [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]]<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-5]] Doubled 1--6<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-6]] Doubled 1--6, Far Date, O Tilted Right [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-7]] Doubled 96, Near Date, O Tilted Right [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-8]] Oval O<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-9]] Doubled 1 & Ear at Bottom [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-10]] Doubled 1 and Profile<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-10A]] Tail Gouge [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-11]] Doubled 18 [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-12]] Doubled 18-6, Near Date [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-13]] Near Date, High O [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-14]] Near Date, Doubled 6, O Tilted Right [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <br />
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[[image:New White Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-15]] Near Date, Doubled 96, O Tilted Right<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-16]] Near Date, Doubled 1 & Ear at Bottom, O Tilted Left [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]]<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-17]] Near Date, O tilted Right<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-18]] High O<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-18A]] High O, Clashed Obverse G & t ([[Kimpton 12 VAMs|Kimpton 12]] Morgan Vam) [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]]<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-19]] Shifted Date ([[HitList40 VAMs|Hit List 40]] Morgan Vam) [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]]<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-20]] Doubled 1 and Ear Bottom, O Tilted Right [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]]<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-21]] '''(Privately Made)''' 2 Olive Reverse [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-22]] '''(Privately Made)''' Low Date, O Tilted Right [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-23]] Near Date, Doubled Ear, High O Tilted Right [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]]<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-24]] Low Near Date [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-24A]] Low Near Date, Die Break A [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-25]] '''(Privately Made)''' Later C4 reverse<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-26]] '''(Privately Made)''' C4/C3 Dual Hub 2 Olive Reverse <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-27]] '''(Privately Made)''' Medium O Mint Mark [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]]<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-28]] O Set Right <span style="color:#d33">*Revised 2021*</span> <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-28A]] O Set Right, Die Gouge Above O [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <span style="color:#d33">*New 2021*</span> <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-28B]] O Set Right, Die Gouge Above O, Pitting Olive Branch End <span style="color:#d33">*New 2021*</span> <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-29]] Doubled 1 & Ear Bottom, Near Date, O Tilted Right [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]]<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-30]] '''(Privately Made)''' Medium O Mint Mark [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] <br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1896-O VAM-31]] Near Date, O Set High & Right [[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]]<br />
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= List of Past VAM Assignments =
 
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]]1896-O VAM-1A (Eliminated,became [[1896-O VAM-19|VAM-19]])<br />
 
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]]1896-O VAM-1A (Eliminated,became [[1896-O VAM-19|VAM-19]])<br />
  
'''Legend:'''<br />
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= Legend: =
[[image:camera.jpg]] Photos of diagnostics shown on page.<br />
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[[image:New Camera.jpg]] Photos of diagnostics shown on page.<br />
[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg]] Photos of full coin shown on page.<br />
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[[image:1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg]] LFCP of VAM. <br />  
 
[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg]] Full coin photo, needs to be replaced with better one.<br />
 
[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg]] Full coin photo, needs to be replaced with better one.<br />
 
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]] VAM has been eliminated altogether or phased into another number.<br />
 
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]] VAM has been eliminated altogether or phased into another number.<br />
[[image:white_camera_Black_Border04112011.jpg]] Used as a spacer to keep the VAM listings in alignment.<br />
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[[image:New White Camera.jpg]] No photos posted for this VAM.<br />
 
[[image:pcgsvam.jpg]] This VAM is recognized by PCGS.<br />
 
[[image:pcgsvam.jpg]] This VAM is recognized by PCGS.<br />
 
[[image:ngcvam.jpg]] This VAM is recognized by NGC.<br />
 
[[image:ngcvam.jpg]] This VAM is recognized by NGC.<br />
 
As '''ANACS''', '''SEGS''', and Variety Slabbing Service ('''VSS''') recognize '''''all''''' VAMs currently in the official listings, no icon is shown for these services.<br />
 
As '''ANACS''', '''SEGS''', and Variety Slabbing Service ('''VSS''') recognize '''''all''''' VAMs currently in the official listings, no icon is shown for these services.<br />

Revision as of 15:37, 31 July 2021

The 1896-O is fairly consistent in lacking a decent strike, having poor luster and being horribly abraded and bagmarked. When found with an exception to any of those three, you have a tough coin. Uncirculated coins are rare and, due to the qualities noted, very rare at choice (MS63) or above. Prooflikes are extremely rare. The 1896-O is a key in both an uncirculated set and a prooflike set.

1896-O VAM Stats

1. Mintage: 4,900,000
2. Die Pairs: 40 (Source: Annual Reports of the Director of the Mint)
3. Die Study completed: No.

Attribution Guides for The 1896-O Morgan Dollar

1. Sort by Reverse Design
2. 1896-O Near Date
3. 1896-O Normal Date
4. 1896-O Far Date
5. 1896-O Privately Made

Official VAM Listing

New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-1 Normal Die 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-2 O Tilted Left
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-3 O Tilted Right
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-4 (Privately Made) Small Micro O Tilted Far Right (Top 100 Morgan Vam) 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-5 Doubled 1--6
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-6 Doubled 1--6, Far Date, O Tilted Right 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-7 Doubled 96, Near Date, O Tilted Right 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-8 Oval O
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-9 Doubled 1 & Ear at Bottom 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-10 Doubled 1 and Profile
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-10A Tail Gouge 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-11 Doubled 18 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-12 Doubled 18-6, Near Date 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-13 Near Date, High O 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-14 Near Date, Doubled 6, O Tilted Right 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New White Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-15 Near Date, Doubled 96, O Tilted Right
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-16 Near Date, Doubled 1 & Ear at Bottom, O Tilted Left 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-17 Near Date, O tilted Right
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-18 High O
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-18A High O, Clashed Obverse G & t (Kimpton 12 Morgan Vam) 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-19 Shifted Date (Hit List 40 Morgan Vam) 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-20 Doubled 1 and Ear Bottom, O Tilted Right 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-21 (Privately Made) 2 Olive Reverse 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-22 (Privately Made) Low Date, O Tilted Right 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-23 Near Date, Doubled Ear, High O Tilted Right 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-24 Low Near Date 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-24A Low Near Date, Die Break A 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-25 (Privately Made) Later C4 reverse
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-26 (Privately Made) C4/C3 Dual Hub 2 Olive Reverse
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-27 (Privately Made) Medium O Mint Mark 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-28 O Set Right *Revised 2021*
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-28A O Set Right, Die Gouge Above O 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg *New 2021*
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-28B O Set Right, Die Gouge Above O, Pitting Olive Branch End *New 2021*
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-29 Doubled 1 & Ear Bottom, Near Date, O Tilted Right 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-30 (Privately Made) Medium O Mint Mark 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg
New Camera.jpg 1896-O VAM-31 Near Date, O Set High & Right 1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg

List of Past VAM Assignments

VAM-Delisted.jpg1896-O VAM-1A (Eliminated,became VAM-19)

Legend:

New Camera.jpg Photos of diagnostics shown on page.
1893-P Morgan Dollar.jpg LFCP of VAM.
Full-Coin CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg Full coin photo, needs to be replaced with better one.
VAM-Delisted.jpg VAM has been eliminated altogether or phased into another number.
New White Camera.jpg No photos posted for this VAM.
Pcgsvam.jpg This VAM is recognized by PCGS.
Ngcvam.jpg This VAM is recognized by NGC.
As ANACS, SEGS, and Variety Slabbing Service (VSS) recognize all VAMs currently in the official listings, no icon is shown for these services.