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).
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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