1889-P VAM-15

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1889-P VAM-15 Doubled 889, Ear & Arrow Feathers

Discovered by Martin Field, August 1980. Revised 9/2012.
15 (revised) III2 15-C3f (Doubled 889 & Arrow Feathers) (190) I-3 R-5
Obverse III2 15 - Doubled 889 in date. Slightly doubled left 8 at top inside of lower loop, right 8 at top inside of upper loop and 9 doubled at top inside of upper loop and at right inside of lower loop. Doubled ear at right inside and lobe bottom.
Die marker - Die scratch at back of cap fold next to left U.
Reverse C3f - Slightly doubled lower edge of arrow feathers and left shafts.

1. April 2012, Leroy determined the Full coin below was a VAM-15.
2. Be aware that the doubled ear of the VAM 15 is an "Evil Mimic" with the 1889-P VAM-30, as pointed out by John Roberts aka Vampicker and confirmed by Mr. Leroy Van Allen. Check your date placement to make sure of which variety you actually have.


LVA Plate Photos:

1889-P VAM-15 PLATE 6 OCT 2010.jpg 89PV15DblEar.jpg

Additional Photos:

Date in normal position
SWH 1889-P VAM-15 DATE POSITION.jpg SWH 1889-P VAM-15 889.jpg
First 8
DJC 1889 15 1st8.jpg SWH 1889-P VAM-15 1ST 8.jpg
Second 8
DJC 1889 15 2nd8.jpg DJC 1889 15 89.jpg
SWH 1889-P VAM-15.jpg DJC 1889 15 9a.jpg
Doubled Arrow Fletching & Shafts
DJC 1889 15 DblFletch.jpg

Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-15 Images© on loan to VAMworld [courtesy] TeletTradeLogo14.jpg® ATTRIBUTED BY Leroy Van Allen.jpg