1889-P VAM-44

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1889-P VAM-44 Doubled Ear and URIBUS UNU, Very Far Date

Discovered by John Roberts, April 2005.
44 III2 40 C3a (Doubled Ear & URIBUS UNU, Very Far Date) ( ? ) I-3 R-5
Obverse III2 40- Slightly doubled ear at right inside. Doubled right side of URIBUS UNU- possibly hub doubling. Date set much further right than normal. Diagnostic- Doubled URIBUS UNU on right side.

1. There will be a die scratch that passes over the T onto the Y of Liberty.


LVA Plate Photos:

1889-P VAM-44 Dbld Ear.jpg 1889-P VAM-44 Dbld Motto.jpg

Additional Photos:

The area under the bowls has four diagonal gashes as illustrated below. [Compare with the VAM 32 which has vertical gashes.]
1889 VAM 44 Photo 1.jpg
The date placement on the VAM 44 is shown below.
1889 VAM 44 Photo 2.jpg

Full Coin Photos

2 sets Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-44 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACSANACS LOGO3.jpg
'John Roberts, who discovered this VAM, is the Director of Attribution Services at ANACS, a prolific writer of coin articles for Coin World magazine and numismatic books. CONECA Literary Awards and Recognitions Recipent for 2010. 'He is a longtime collector of Morgan dollar varieties and is recognize as an expert in attributing Morgan varieties. We're very fortunate to have him contribute in this forum as user:VAMpicker.