1887-S VAM-4 Near Date, Doubled Date (1---7)
Discovered by Bill Fivaz, September 1974.
This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM.
4 III2 3 C3a (Doubled 1--7, Near Date) I-3 R-3
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.
This obverse shared with VAM-4 and VAM-11
1. The 1887-S VAM-4 shows the strong remains of an underlying 1 and 7 punched above and to the left of the true digits.
1. Ref: Diagonal lines under left two stars. []
LVA Plate Photos:
The two photos above come from the LFCP below which belongs in the [The Shrike Set - The Karschner Collection of Morgan Dollars.]
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Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-4 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions]ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler
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