1881-O VAM-24

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1881-O VAM-24 Doubled Right 1

Emission sequence involving VAM 24.2

Discovered by Martin Field, September 1982. Revised 2015, 2016
24(revised) III2 14 ∙ C3a (Doubled Right 1) (176) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 14 - Die 1 - Right 1 doubled as notch at lower left side on vertical shaft.
Die marker- Short vertical die scratch at top right of right cotton leaf.
Die 2 - Right 1 doubled as notch at lower left side on vertical shaft. Left 8 has short spike in upper left inside of upper loop.
Die marker- Single diagonal polishing line in vee between cap top and fold.
Reverse C3a -
Die marker- Several short diagonal die polishing lines at lower right outside of eagle's right leg.

Comments:

  1. VAM 24.1 uses the clashed reverse die of VAM 1K with a different, unclashed obverse.
  2. Multiple die pairs exist for VAM 24.
  3. The VAM 24.2 is the earliest die stage of the sequence 24.2, 52, 66, 1, 19, 68.
  4. The pitting pattern in the wing-neck gap is the same on all of these. (JB)

Threads:

  1. Dougs Coin (C3q Die 1) http://www.vamworld.com/share/view/38113282
  2. HawkeEye Coin http://www.vamworld.com/share/view/74294741
  3. http://www.vamworld.com/share/view/80354122

LVA Plate Photos

1881o vam24 1.jpg 1881o vam24 2.jpg

RCW-81ov24 2-3150-obv-vam1.jpg RCW-81ov24 2-3150-obv-vam2.jpg

RCW-81ov24 2-3150-rev-vam1.jpg

Additional Photos

Deep Notch on the Left Vertical Shaft os 2nd 1 is found on die 1 and die 2. There are diagnostics present on the eight as well. Note the Spike 8 variety
1881-O-V24D1-COMPS.jpg

Full Coin Photos

Full Coin VAM-24.1 Images © VSS, used with permission. Attributed by Leroy Van Allen

Full Coin VAM-24.2 Images © VSS, used with permission. Attributed by Leroy Van Allen

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