1900-O VAM-14 Doubled 00 Top & Ear, High O, Near Date
Discovered December 2003 by O.C. Smith Jr. Reverse discovered by Charles Wallace, February 1959. Revised 2009, 2013.
14(revised) III2 8 - C3l (Doubled 00 Top & Ear, High O, Near Date)(181) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 8 - 00 in date slightly doubled with left 0 on surface at bottom left outside and right 0 at top outside. No interruption of double right 0 top and with slight bulge at left top outside.
Die markers — Short vertical die scratch on denticle top below right 0. Single diagonal polishing line at lower right of right cotton boll and diagonal die scratch at bottom left of B in LIBERTY. Date set further left than normal and slightly low. Ear slightly doubled at right inside.
Reverse C3I - Normal die with III O mint mark set high.
1. VAM-14 same as Vam-35, Vam-35 was eliminated.
2. VAM-14 determined to be different than VAM-35, VAM-35 reinstated December 2013
3. Vertical scratch is nice in EDS versions, after some striking the PUP goes away, as in LFCP #2 below.
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2 sets Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-14 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler