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The VAM of the Week: 1899-O VAM-5 Small Micro O Set Very High & Upright, Slanted Date
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'''[[VAMWorld Backup List]]'''<br />
= '''The VAM of the Week:''' [[18991889-O P VAM-57A]] Small Micro O Set Very 1889-P VAM-7A High 9, Die Chips Stars & Upright, Slanted DateNeck=
This week's '''VOTW''' is the [[18991889-O P VAM-57A]]. The [[1899-O VAM-5]] is a Top 100 variety & is also in the Broken Mintmark Set. The late die state of this VAM'''High 9, has a large die crack (getting close to a break) going through the mintmark Die Chips Stars & extends down all the way to the edge of the rim." In 1899, the mint mark punch from a Barber Quarter was used on some Morgan dollars. The [[1899-O VAM-5]] is the variety identified in the Top 100 book as the most rare of the Micro O VAMs. Neck'''<br />
[[1899-O VAM-5]] '''Small Micro O Set Very 7A(revised) III27 · C3a (High 9, Die Chips Stars & Upright, Slanted DateNeck) (190) I-3 R-6'''<br />
This week's ''III211 • C3d (Small Micro O Set Very High & Upright, Slanted Date) (181) I-3 R-5'VOTW'''<br is the [[1889-P VAM-7A]]. The [[1889-O VAM-7A]] was included in John Roberts 2018 list. Main features of this VAM are heavy die wear on obverse and die chips/>damaged stars. The late die state of this VAM, has also a die chip at point of neck.
[[image:1899-O_VAM-5_Slanted_Date1889_7a_1.jpg |470px ]] [[image:1899-O_VAM-5_Micro_O_Very_High_Upright.jpg |400px]]<br />
[[image:1899o_vam5_rev_b1889_7a_2.jpg|400px]]  [[image:NM_1899-O_VAM-5_Nose-Gouge1889_7a_3.jpg|450px]]<br />
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