1887-P VAM-24 Doubled Upper Reverse Legend, Near Date
Discovered by John Baumgart Sept. 2006
24 (revised) III2-14 C3c (Doubled Upper Reverse Legend, Near Date) (189) I-2 R-5
Reverse C3c - Slightly doubled bottom inside of TED STAT O AMERICA, G, We Trust and some top leaves in right wreath.
Die Markers - Small vertical die gouge at inside of eagle's left leg and vertical polishing line at lower inside of eagle's left wing.
LVA Plate Photos:
Full Coin Photos
2 Sets Full Coin VAM-24 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACSand Scott Hamilton.
John Baumgart, the Discoverer of the VAM-24, is a Charter Member of The Society of Silver Dollars Collectors, (@SSDC) and at this writing is currently serving as President of the society. He's has been producing the VAM-E newsletter since 2004 keeping the members up to date on new VAM discoveries and research that is not available anywhere else. John is also the author of 7 "Attribution Wizard" software titles, producer of the photographs for the Hit List 40 book and another book to be released soon. His company attributes the VAMs in a unique matter which is legend in VAMming circles. We are proud to have him contribute to this site as user:messydesk.
The photographs above the coin are Heritage Plates used in their catalog. This coin is graded by NGC as MS-67 PL. See the auction by clicking [here.]