1897-P VAM-8

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1897-P VAM-8 Doubled Left Stars & Phrygian Cap Top

Discovered by Bill Deterline, December, 1977. Revised 2009.
This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM.
8(revised) III28 · C3a (Doubled Left Stars & Phrygian Cap Top) (190) I-3 R-5
Obverse III28– Strongly doubled all left stars towards rim. Phrygian cap doubled at top edge. Slightly doubled profile from LIBERTY band front down to chin, E P-US UNUM and tops of cotton leaves. Very slightly doubled bottom outside of 8 and top of 7.
Comments: Since VAM numbers are assigned by die classification, and not just by die pairing, multiple die pairings may exist. Reverse die may be shared with VAM-6.
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LVA Plate Photos

1897-P VAM-8 Dbld Cap Edge.jpg1897-P VAM-8 Dbld Stars.jpg

Additional Photos

Andywoj00 1897PVAM8 wreathbow.jpg Andywoj00 1897PVAM8 Liberty.jpg

Full Coin Photos

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