1882-P VAM-1E Die Gouge Neck, Breaks at Right Stars
Split into VAM-1E1 and VAM-1E2
1E (re-instated) III2 1 · C3a (Die Gouge Neck, Breaks at Right Stars) (180) I-3 R-5
Obverse III2 1 – Late die states show die cracks around 5 & 6 right stars with break from fifth star to hair.
Die marker - Two vertical polishing lines in front of eye.
Reverse C3a – Die gouge on lower right side of eagle’s neck over to eagle’s left wing edge.
1- Reverse is used on VAM-1E and VAM-23. Also what VAMming is about relates somewhat to this coin. It was listed
back in May, 2007 and delisted Oct., 2010. On a discussion[thread ]in Oct., 2011, the VAMming community got together and
through their joint efforts realized that this coin should be reinstated. Through the efforts of all involved, Leroy Van Allen recognized
their work and with this [letter] reinstated this coin.
2- 3 distinct polish lines in hair curl next to the Ear
3- multple polish lines in front of eye
3 LVA Plate Photo's
More Photos from the re-instated Coin Submitted to LVA in 2011
These next 4 images are the same coin...Original Color and then taking the color out.
Full Coin Photos
Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-1E Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS