1900-P VAM-16 2 Olive Reverse, 900 in Denticles
Discovered by Jim Baxter, March 1979. Revised Bill Van Note, November 1998.
This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM.
16(revised) III2 23 · C4/C3b (2 Olive Reverse, 900 in Denticles) (189) I-3 R-3
Obverse III2 23– Tops of 900 showing in denticles as raised curved bars in single denticle space below 9, in two adjacent denticle spaces below first 0, and in single denticle space to left of second 0. Heavy polishing lines in wheat leaves.
Reverse C4/C3b– Extra olive to right of olive connected to olive branch. Doubling at base of left olive leaf cluster, back of lower arrow head, right side of the eagle’s nostril and eye, and upper feathers of eagle’s left wing. Pitting about eagle’s neck on some specimens.
1. PCGS, NGC, & ANACS all attribute specimens with reverse pitting about the eagle's neck as VAM-16A. See 1900-P VAM-16A.
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2 Sets of Coins, 1st set is With Pitting and the 2nd set is No Pitting.