887-S VAM-11 Doubled 1-7 & Reverse Lettering
Discovered by Herb Zepke, July 2001.
This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM.
11 III23 C3d (Doubled 1-7 & Reverse Lettering) (?) I-3 R-6
Obverse III2 3 - Date set further left than normal. The 1 is doubled at top left as two curved lines well away from 1. The 7 has a dot and short vertical line to left of top left serif. Liberty head profile slightly doubled.
Reverse C3d - All peripheral lettering doubled towards rim. Tops of In God We Trust doubled. Lower outside leaves of right wreath, upper outside leaves of left wreath, lower right wreath ribbon and right star doubled towards rim.
1. This obverse shared with VAM-4 and VAM-11.
2. This reverse shared with VAM-10 and VAM-11.
3. Reverse PUPs for this VAM-11 is a die crack from left star to O in ONE. Disjointed leaves form the left wreath as shown. Thanks to John Roberts.
LVA Plate Photos:
The three photos above come from the LFCP below which belongs in the[The Shrike Set - The Karschner Collection of Morgan Dollars.] If you have time, visit all of the 100 coins in this collection by using the link above. For just this coin, the link is in the Heritage Auctions below.
Full Coin Photos
2 Sets Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-11 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACS
Pay no attention to labels that call the coin a VAM-4, every coin in these links is a VAM-11. Follow the reverse pups above.