1887-P VAM-1F Impaled Eagle Gouge
Discovered by Michael Ash, March 2007.
1F III2 1 - C3a (Impaled Eagle Gouge) (189) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 1- Date at left edge of normal lateral position.
Reverse C3a- Short horizontal die gouge between eagle's body and left wing just above leg.
1- Former VAM-14C and Eliminated, same as VAM-20 - 4/2015
LVA Plate Photo:
Photo's A-D below all from the same coin.
Photo A below. Die gouge.
Photo B below. Another shot of die gouge from further away.
Photo C below. Date position.
Photo D below. Some examples of this VAM have distinctive die scratches around the top cotton leaf but
not all have these scratches. Helpful as a die marker, but not all VAM-1F may have these lines.
Full Coin Photos
2 Sets of Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-1F Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS
These photographs are called "plated" since they appear in a publication. In this case a Heritage Auction and the resolution is higher.
ANACS (Unattributed) MS64DMPL