1888-P VAM-18

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1888-P VAM-18 Doubled Eyelid, 8 in Denticles, Far Date

Discovered by Martin Field, March 1983.
This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM.
18(revised) III214 · C3a (Doubled Eyelid, 8 in Denticles, Far Date) (190) I-3 R-3
Obverse III214– Eyelid strongly doubled at bottom. Hair above ear, right inside and bottom outside of ear and bottom edge of lower cotton leaf are slightly doubled. Top of 8 shows in denticles as raised curved bar in field space between denticles below second 8 and small raised tip in right adjacent denticle space. Date set further right than normal.

1. This popular variety features a strongly doubled eyelid and the top of a misplaced 8 in and above the denticles below the date. It is often found in mint state.


LVA Plate Photos:

1888-P VAM 18 Dbld Eyelid.jpg 1888-P VAM 18 Dbld Eyelid1.jpg

1888-P VAM 18 8 in Denticles.jpg

Additional Photos:

Doubled eyelid:
1888p vam18 b eyelid closeup.jpg
Misplaced 8 in denticles:
1888p vam18 h MPD closeup.jpg

Full Coin Photos

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