1896-P VAM-1C Thread-Like Impression Eagle's Wing
1C III2 1 - C3a (Thread-Like Impression Eagle's Wing) (189) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 1- Faint diagonal die gouge below right U in PLURIBUS. Date at left edge of normal lateral position.
Die Marker - Horizontal die gouge in the "D" hair curl of Liberty.
Reverse C3a- Thread-like impression at inner middle of eagle's right wing.
1. Possibly the same marriage as [VAM-12] (12/21/2016 LVA rejected this theory).
2. Exists in a later die stage with clashing effaced by extensive polishing. Horizontal gouge in 'D'hair gap removed. Fields have an odd look that could be mistaken for counterfeit.
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Full Coin VAM 1C © Heritage Auctions, used with permission. Attributed by John Roberts at ANACS