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1898-S VAMs

Mintage 4,102,000
Proof Mintage None
Dies Used 58 die pairs
Rarity in PL 2/10 (common)
Die Study complete

Attribution Guides for The 1898-S Morgan Dollar

Official VAM Listing

  1898-S VAM-1 Closed 9
  1898-S VAM-1A Closed 9, Die Breaks Right Wreath  
  1898-S VAM-1B Die Break Cap Top
  1898-S VAM-2 Open 9
  1898-S VAM-3 S/S Center, Doubled 1
  1898-S VAM-4 S/S Right  
  1898-S VAM-5 Doubled 1
  1898-S VAM-6 Near Doubled Date, S/S Down  
  1898-S VAM-7 S/S Upright  
  1898-S VAM-7A S/S Upright, Die Breaks in Lower Hair  
  1898-S VAM-8 Near Date, S Tilted Right  
  1898-S VAM-8A Near Date, S Tilted Right  
  1898-S VAM-9 Duplicate listing of VAM 8A  
  1898-S VAM-10 Near Slanted Date, S Tilted Far Right  
  1898-S VAM-11 Near Slanted Date
  1898-S VAM-12 Near Date, Doubled Second 8, S/S High  
  1898-S VAM-13 S Tilted Right
  1898-S VAM-14 Doubled 1, Die Scratch  
  1898-S VAM-15 Open 9, S Tilted Right  
  1898-S VAM-15A Open 9, S Tilted Right, Clashed Obverse st
  1898-S VAM-16 Near date, High S
  1898-S VAM-17 Near Date, Doubled ear, S/S Tilted Right
  1898-S VAM-17A Near Date, Doubled ear, S/S Tilted Right, Break in Lower Hair  
  1898-S VAM-18 High S Tilted Right  
  1898-S VAM-19 Doubled Cap Right Bottom Edge

List of Past VAM Assignments



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