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Rmg 1886P 112417

1886-P VAM-6 High 6

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, July 1967. Revised 2010
6 (revised) III2 6 - C3a (High 6) (188) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 6 - 6 in date punched higher than normal. Date in normal lateral position. Die 1 - Die marker - Fine die crack between neck point and first left star on early and late die states.
Reverse C3a - Die 1 - Die marker - Roughness and lines in neck - wing gap.
1- The date is listed as a high 6, but is actually slanted upward, with each digit successively higher than the one to its left. The lateral position is the left side of normal.
2- The LDS 1886-P VAM-6, as revised in 2010. The die state progression is 6, 6A (single to double clash incuse n), 6B (mutiple clashed incuse n), LDS 6 when incuse letter has worn away.

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Posted Coin Comments:

  • NGC MS-66.
  • Very Heavy clash event.
  • RR tracks very visible.
  • Looking for TRANSFER of "n".
  • Collaboration by: SD Members

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