1888-P VAM-10

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1888-P VAM-10 Slanted Date

Discovered by Kirk Duncan, May 1977. Revised 2017, Kurt R. Johnson
10 (revised) III2 8 - C3a (Slanted Date) (190) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 8 - Date slanted with last 8 far from rim. Date lateral position is normal.
Die 1 - Die marker - Short vertical fine die scratch left end of cap bottom below ribbon.
Reverse C3a -
Die 1 -Die marker - Diagonal polishing lines in eagle's wing-neck gap.

Comments:
1. Multiple Die Pairs do exist for Normal slanted date varieties with no significant markers or doubling
2. VAM 10 revised. Has slanted date in normal lateral position. Strike doubling top of 888. No significant die dblg, gouges or breaks. Added Die 1 die markers for obv & rev. Die scratch bottom of cap not readily visible to naked eye & not listable as sub-variety, but useful as die marker.

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LVA Plate Photos:

KRJ 1988P V10 D1 LeroyObvDie Marker 072217.jpg KRJ 1988P V10 D1 LeroyRevDie Marker 072217.jpg

Additional Photos:

Full Coin Photos

Coin photo VAM-10 Die 1 obverse and reverse, courtesy of Kurt R. Johnson and attributed by Leroy Van Allen
KRJ 1888 VNA Obv 051617.jpg

KRJ 1888 VNA Rev 051617.jpg
PCGS MS65
NGC MS64
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