Discovered by Jeff Oxman, March 1985.
This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM.
20 (revised) III2 19 C3a (Doubled Ear and Forehead) (190) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 19 - Ear slightly doubled at left inside and right outside. Slightly doubled lower edge of hair above ear and edge of forehead. Date set at normal position. Diagnostic - Doubled edge of forehead.
Reverse C3a - Normal
LVA Plate Photos
Die scratch near ear.
Doubled profile and date placement.
Raised dot between U and S of PLURIBUS
Shallow left stars. This is the 3rd left star.
Lines on right wing (viewer's left).
Clash mark on this example.
Lines around tail feathers.
Full Coin Photos
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