1900-P VAM-30 Doubled 9, 2 Olive Reverse
Discovered by Mark Kimpton, June 2003.
30 III2 25 · C4/C3f (Doubled 9, 2 Olive Reverse) (189) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 25 – 9 slightly doubled at bottom inside of lower loop. Vertical die scratch in front of eye.
Reverse C4/C3f – Extra olive to right of olive connected to olive branch. Doubling at base of all three olive leaf clusters, back of lower arrow head, on right of two innermost right wing feathers next to leg and right side of eagle’s nostril.
1. The last 2 plate photos on this page show die markers for both the VAM 18 & 30 reverse dies. As of Oct. 2011 as per LVA.
LVA Plate Photos:
The date is set in the normal position. Note that you will see interesting die scratches on the images example here. They can be used to absolutely confirm an attribution but should not be used to exclude one. The polish may have occurred in midproduction, with earlier examples not exhibiting this.