Discovery Brian Raines, March 14, 2011
60 (Privately Made) (Filled 90, Medium O Mint Mark) (181) R-6
Obverse - Partially filled loops of 9 & 0 similar to VAMS 42, 44 & 56 counterfeits with similar date, normal lateral position but different die pitting and lesser amounts. Sloping sides to date digits, right stars, and 1-3 left stars, E PLURIBUS with some pitting. Slightly rounded edges where LIBERTY meets fields.
Reverse - C3 type reverse with III O mint mark titled slightly to right similar to 1900-O VAM-22C1 counterfeit, but no confirmation of same die or same copied coin. Sharp edges where design meets fields except slight rounding at eagle's head. No obvious die pitting or chips.
LVA Plate Photos
Full Coin Photos
2 full coin copyrighted© VAM-60 images below on loan to VAMworld courtesy of and attributed by Lance Newman OCC