1896-P VAM-4

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1896-P VAM-4 Doubled Stars, 6 and Eye, Very Near Low Date

This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.

Discovered by Bill Fivaz, September, 1974. Revised 2005.
4(revised) III24 · C3a (Doubled Stars, 6 and Eye, Very Near Low Date) (191) I-4 R-5
Obverse III24– All right and left stars doubled with first two on both sides having large shifts. 6 in date doubled on lower left inside of lower loop and at top center of upper loop. Tripled 6 & 7 left stars and top of E. Doubled top of US UNUM, front of eye and eyelid. Date set low and much further left than normal. One of lowest dates in Morgan series.
Comments:
LVA Plate Photos:
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Additional Photos

Low date with doubled "6":
1896 P VAM 4 Low Date.jpg
While the reverse is considered normal, the Stars are strongly doubled on both sides of the date. The only reported 1896-P doubled die!
1896 P VAM 4 Stars Left.jpg
1896 P VAM 4 Stars Right.jpg
2 copyrighted© images below on loan to VAMworld courtesy of oldcollectorcoins
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Full Coin Photos

Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-4 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACSANACS LOGO3.jpg
1896 RonH VAM-4 OBV 06082012.jpg
2/2010 Prior to the designation of VAM-4A a good number of the VAM-4 designation had been certified.
The Census below would include VAMs 4 & 4A.
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