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The VAM of the Week: 1921-P VAM-44 Infrequently Reeded, Doubled Profile (Top 100 Morgan VAM)

1921-P VAM-44 Infrequently Reeded, Doubled Profile

This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.
44 IV 35 · D2a (Infrequently Reeded, Doubled Profile) (157) I-5 R-8.
Obverse IV 35 – Slightly doubled and tripled profile, including front of LIBERTY band, hair above forehead, nose, lips, chin and neck.
Very slightly tripled right stars and left stars 6 & 7.
Reverse D2a – First reported D2 reverse with infrequent reeding.
Die markers – Horizontal polishing line thru eagle’s right wing, fourth and ninth outside feathers from wing bottom.
Comments:
The "sister" VAMs to VAM 44 are VAM 45 and VAM 101, which have the same pickups but NO wide reeding.

I have been looking for this lady for some time. She is very difficult to locate. If you don't believe me try to find one

 

 

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2019 VOTW

4-07 bob259
4-14 ChiefRet
4-21 PacificWR
4-28 VamHelsing
5-05 Lioncutter
5-12 CascadeChris
5-19 Vincar73
5-26 morganman
6-02 bob259
6-09 ChiefRet
6-16 PacificWR
6-23 VamHelsing
6-30 Lioncutter
7-07 CascadeChris
7-14 Vincar73
7-21 morganman



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