1899-S VAM-17 Slanted Date, Spiked S
Discovery October 2008 by D Directo
17 III2 8 - C3d (Slanted Date, Spiked S) (187) I-2 R-4
Obverse III2 8- Date slanted with right 9 higher than 1 and in normal lateral position. Open 9's. Obverse also found with VAM-15.
Reverse C3d- Wide large S mint mark tilted to right with wide spike at top.
1- This reverse shared with VAM-4 , VAM-6, and VAM-17.
2- LDS Specimens have a chip on left wreath see 1st set of LFCP's
LVA Plate Photos
This image coming off the fabulous [Shrike Set of Morgans] would be considered EDS (Early Die State). Photo is from Heritage Full Coin Photos below.
The image below on the MM would be considered a MDS or LDS. This is from the Large Full Photos below from Stack's _ Bowers.
File:1899-S RonH VAM-17 REVMM.jpg
LDS Specimen with left wreath chip
Full Coin Photos
Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-17 LDS Images© on loan to VAMworld [courtesy] ® ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS