1889-P VAM-21 Doubled Ear and Lower Cotton Leaves, Far Date
Discovered by Jeff Oxman, May 1987. Revised by C. Logan McKechnie September 2002. Revised 2009
21 (revised) III2 20 C3a (Doubled Ear & Lower Cotton Leaves, Far Date) (190) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 20 - Ear slightly doubled at left and right inside and right outside. Slightly doubled lower right edge of hair above ear and lower left edge of leaf below cotton boll and lower edges of lower cotton leaf. Date set further right than normal. Diagnostic - Doubled lower left edge of cotton leaf below cotton bolls and lower edges of lowest cotton leaf.
Reverse C3a – Normal die. Diagnostic - Early die states have only polishing line at third right tail feather. Later die states have added short horizontal die scratch above right olive branch.
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