1882-P VAM-22

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1882-P VAM-22 Doubled 8-2, Die Flakes 8's

Discovered by Larry Briggs, April 2000., Revised April 2008, Revised 2014
22(revised) III2 21 · C3a (Doubled 8-2, Die Flakes 8's) (179) I-2 R-5 (R-4???)
Obverse III2 21 – Die 1 - Left 8 doubled as short arc at top inside of lower loop and 2 slightly doubled on right side of upper ball. Some specimens show die flakes and polishing lines in 2 loops. Slightly doubled top of Phrygian cap.
Die marker - X polishing lines at bottom of Y in LIBERTY.
Die 2 - Short arc at top inside of left 8 lower loop. 2 slightly doubled on right side of upper ball. Some raised metal die flakes at bottom inside of lower loops of both 8's.
Reverse C3a – Die 2 - Two short horizontal polishing lines at right tail feather and diagonal polishing line at left outside of eagle's right leg.

Comments:
1. Prior variety with die scratches on face became VAM 1, 1F die pair
2. DP #1 is the mid/Late obverse VAM 30, reverse diagnostics are ongoing (1/2016) user:Albannach

Threads:
1. http://www.vamworld.com/share/view/67849142
2. http://www.vamworld.com/share/view/67615476

LVA Plate Photos for Die Pair #1:

LVA Plate Photos for Die Pair #2 indian4 Ron Morton:

Additional Photos for Die Pair #1:

These date images were taken from a 1882-P VAM-22A (Die Pair #1). Note how the doubling and MID is a match to the original plate photo.

Here are 2 more "X" scratches (obv & rev) to help ID the V22 Die 1 marriage

Additional Photos:

Polishing lines Eagles right leg_ First "barb" that started the posting

Full Coin Photos

Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-22 (Die Pair #2) Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy SB 16 logo.png® 'ATTRIBUTED BY 'Leroy Van Allen

1/2014
PCGS MS63PL (1)
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