1888-P VAM-16

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1888-P VAM-16 Doubled 1, Doubled Lower Reverse

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, January 1982. Revised 2016.
This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM.
16(revised) III213 · C3f (Doubled 1, Doubled Lower Reverse) (190) I-2 R-4
Obverse III213– 1 slightly doubled below upper crossbar. Vertical die gouge in leaves on either side of right cotton boll. Small horizontal die gouge in lower hair edge below designer's initial M. (Formerly VAM-26)
Reverse C3f– Doubled lower reverse including lower wreath and bow, bottom arrow shaft, left tail feather ends, bottom of olive leaves and NE DOLLAR.



LVA Plate Photos:

1888-P VAM-16 Dbld 1.jpg 1888-P VAM-16A Gouge Hair.jpg

1888-P VAM 26 Gouge Cotton Leaves.jpg 1888-P VAM 26 Dbld Lower Rev.jpg

Additional Photos:

Also note obverse "small die gouge in hair below designer's initial M," which Van Allen does not believe to be an MPD:
1888p vam16a a edited.jpg
Another set of images for this VAM: Cotton gouge on obverse:
Sentry02 1888P-16A-CottonGouge.jpg
Wreath bow doubling:
Sentry02 1888P-16A-WreathBow.jpg
Left wreath doubling:
Sentry02 1888P-16A-LeftWreath.jpg

Full Coin Photos

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