#Top1883-O VAM-1C Buffed Reverse
Discovered by Brent Fogelberg, April 2000. Revised 2009, became 1C1 and 1C2
This coin is a WOW! Morgan VAM.
1C III21 · C3a (Buffed Reverse) (181) I-3 R-6
Reverse C3a– Letters of In God We Trust and UNITED STATES plus left wreath have raised and depressed areas around them due to heavy buffing of die. Earliest die stages of this reverse are not clashed.
LVA Plate Photos
Photo courtesy of Ken McLean:
Low grade example
Raw AU, eBay Auction, 109.49, May-2009
[ PCGS MS63, PCGS MS63, PCGS MS62, PCGS GENUINE (four UNCs pulled from a roll) ], ANACS MS62DMPL, ANACS MS64PL,