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=1900-S VAM-10A Near Date, High S, Break Lower Hair, Gouge Right Star=  
 
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Discovered by Jerry Robertson, May 2005.<br />
 
Discovered by Jerry Robertson, May 2005.<br />
'''10A III22 · C3g (Near Date, High S, Break Lower Hair, Gouge Right Star) I-3 R-6'''<br />
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'''10A III2 2 · C3g (Near Date, High S, Break Lower Hair, Gouge Right Star) (?) I-3 R-6'''<br />
'''Obverse III22–''' Die break in hair above first right star and short slanted die gouge below first right star.<br />
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'''Obverse III2 2–''' Die break in hair above first right star and short slanted die gouge below first right star. Same obverse die as [[1900-S VAM-6A|1900-S VAM-6A]]<br />
'''Reverse C3g -''' IV S mint mark set high. Same obverse die as [[1900-S VAM-6A|1900-S VAM-6A]]<br />
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'''Reverse C3g -''' IV S mint mark set high. <br />
  
 
'''Comments:''' <br />
 
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1900-S VAM-10 is identified by its near date and high S mint mark.<br />
 
1900-S VAM-10 is identified by its near date and high S mint mark.<br />
 
[[image:1900-S-10A-date.jpg|650px]] [[image:1900-S-10A-mm.jpg|300px]]<br />
 
[[image:1900-S-10A-date.jpg|650px]] [[image:1900-S-10A-mm.jpg|300px]]<br />
The rare (R-6) VAM-10A die state is the key variety for the date and has a die gouge below and to the left of the first right star, emerging from the third denticle to the right of the date, and breaks in the hair. There are also long fine die scratches throught he cotton leaves and cracks and small breaks in the folded part of Liberty's cap.<br />
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The VAM-10A has a die gouge below and to the left of the first right star, emerging from the third denticle to the right of the date, and breaks in the hair. There are also long fine die scratches throught he cotton leaves and cracks and small breaks in the folded part of Liberty's cap.<br />
 
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image:1900-S-10A-brkngouge.jpg
 
image:1900-S-10A-brkngouge.jpg

Latest revision as of 18:02, 13 November 2019

1900-S VAM-10A Near Date, High S, Break Lower Hair, Gouge Right Star

Discovered by Jerry Robertson, May 2005.
10A III2 2 · C3g (Near Date, High S, Break Lower Hair, Gouge Right Star) (?) I-3 R-6
Obverse III2 2– Die break in hair above first right star and short slanted die gouge below first right star. Same obverse die as 1900-S VAM-6A

Reverse C3g - IV S mint mark set high.

Comments:
1. The rare (R-6) VAM-10A die state has a die gouge below and to the left of the first right star, emerging from the third denticle to the right of the date, and breaks in the hair.
2. There are also long fine die scratches through the cotton leaves and cracks and small breaks in the folded part of Liberty's cap.

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LVA Plate Photos:

1900-S VAM-10A Hair Break, Gouge.jpg

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1900-S VAM-10 is identified by its near date and high S mint mark.
1900-S-10A-date.jpg 1900-S-10A-mm.jpg
The VAM-10A has a die gouge below and to the left of the first right star, emerging from the third denticle to the right of the date, and breaks in the hair. There are also long fine die scratches throught he cotton leaves and cracks and small breaks in the folded part of Liberty's cap.

NGC MS64, PCGS MS63

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