1896-O VAM-10A

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1896-O VAM-10A Doubled 1 and Profile, Tail Gouge

Discovered by John Coxe in December 2004 and designated by Leroy Van Allen in May 2006.
10A III26 · C3a (Doubled 1 and Profile, Tail Gouge) (181) I-2 R-5
Reverse C3a– Short horizontal die gouge from first right tail feather and heavy diagonal polishing lines in middle of eagle’s left wing.

1. The 1896-O VAM-10A is distinguished by a short die gouge horizontal out of the second tail feather (counted from the right) and heavy diagonal polish lines in the eagle's left wing (viewer's right).


LVA Plate Photos:

1896-O VAM-10A-Gouge TF.jpg 1896-O VAM-10A Gouges in Wing.jpg

Additional Photos:

1896-O-10A-wing.jpg 1896-O-10A-profile.jpg

Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-10A Images© on loan to VAMworld [courtesy] TeletTradeLogo14.jpg® ATTRIBUTED BY Nico Marcus

Jump to: navigation, search The III2-6 obverse of VAM-10 and VAM-10A have a slightly near date and a slightly doubled profile.
1896-O-10A-obv.jpg 1896-O-10A-rev.jpg

Two known examples, so far --
PCGS MS62PL (#30044934), the discovery piece
NGC MS62 (#1978596-006), Superior Pre-Long Beach Sale Lot 1612, 12 Sept 2006