1893-O VAM-6 Later C4 Reverse
Discovered 2014 by Ben Wengel
By Ben Wengel Article of 1903 O VAM-6 by NGC
6 (Privately made)(Later C4 Reverse) (181) R-6
Obverse - Date at normal position. Tiny raised lumps at denticles above BU of PLURIBUS and raised dot at denticles between 2 & 3 left stars. Horizontal die crack of possible coin lamination to right of E and below PL in E PLURIBUS. N
Reverse - Later C4 reverse type with wide wing-neck gap that was not used until 1900 thru 1904. O mint mark tilted slightly left. Raised lumps at right outside of D in UNITED, raised dot above olive and double vertical lines at top of eagle's right wing below left S in STATES. Same die as used with 1896 O VAM-25 counterfeit. Metal content was sterling silver of 92.5% silver and the rest mainly copper instead of normal 90% silver and 10% copper of Morgan dollars.