1894-S VAM-9

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1894-S VAM-9 Low Date

Discovery December 2014, John Baumgart
9 III2 5 - C3a (Low Date) (190) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 5 - Date set low and slightly to right within normal later position.
Die marker - Polishing lines right of initial M and in lower hair.
Reverse C3a -
Die marker - Polishing lines in wing-neck gap.

1. Far more interesting than listing would indicate. Obverse is similar to VAM 1A 'Wormeye' with lines or thread like impressions at multiple locations on Liberty's portrait.


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Additional Photos:

Low date, gouge through lower hair. (Discovery coin shown)

Gouges to right of and through M on bust. (Discovery coin shown)

Polishing lines in wing-neck gap. (Discovery coin shown)

S mint mark slightly left, but still normal position. (Discovery coin shown)

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