1891-O VAM-14A

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1891-O VAM-14A Doubled Bow, Clashed Obverse n, God We, Reverse M

Discovered by Mark Kimpton, January 2004. Revised October 2011.
This coin is a Kimpton 12 and a WOW! Morgan VAM.
14A III2 1 · C3j (Doubled Bow, Clashed Obverse n, God We, Reverse M) (181) I-4 R-6
Obverse III2 1– Clashed die set lower than normal with faint incuse partial n of IN from reverse next to Liberty head neck and partial incuse God We just below hairline above 189. Shift of clashed letters downward due to rotated reverse clockwise.
Reverse C3j– Normal O, Doubled Bow, Clashed die with raised designer's initial M from obverse showing below d of God.
Reverse die was rotated clockwise when clashing occurred.
1. Has a slanted Date
2. Overlay available of 1st clash episode. see bottom of page


LVA Plate Photos:

1891-O VAM-14A Clashed M.jpg 1891-O VAM-14A Clashed od We.jpg

Additional Photos:

NM 1891-O VAM-14A Overlay.gif
Clashed 'M' under 'God'.
NESVT20081228 1891O 14A 1.JPG

NESVT20120127 1891O 14A 01.JPG
Looks like part of 'G' from 'God' behind Liberty's neck. Similar shape to the top of '1'.
NESVT20081228 1891O 14A 2.JPG
Position of neck clash.
NESVT20081228 1891O 14A 3.JPG
There is a small pick-up point on the coin that might be missed: it is another clash at the joint of the neck and the jaw.
CLM, February 2014
1891-O VAM 14 Photo 2.jpg
Double cap.
NESVT20081228 1891O 14A 4.JPG
Die gouge in eagle's wing.
NESVT20081228 1891O 14A 5.JPG
A good shot of the N clash:






Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Photo and Attribution by [nesvt]