1884-P VAM-3 Large Dot
Discovered by Francis Klaes, May 1962.
This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.
3 III2 3 - C3b (Large Dot) (189) I-4 R-4
Obverse III2 3- Large dot after engraver's initial M. Date set further right than normal.
Reverse C3b- Small dot after engraver's initial M.
1. 1884 VAM-3 Large Dot. This coin shows a dot near Morgan's M initial at the base of Liberty's neck. Note that 1884-P VAM-4 is smaller than VAM-3 and is closer to the M than the large dot. Single and double clashed examples of this variety are known to exist. Please see installment #10 of Alan Scott's TDITD Series, http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/55403072, for more on the clashing of this variety.
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NGC a total of 38 attributed; highest MS66 (2).
ANACS a total of 254 attributed; MS65(1); MSPL63 (1); MSDM62 (1)