1902-O VAM-45A Doubled Profile & Reverse Lettering, Clashed Obverse I & st
Discovered by Brian Raines, October 2004.
This coin is a Kimpton 12 Morgan Vam.
45A (revised August 2008) III 28 · C4l (Doubled Profile & Rev. Letters, Clashed Obv. I & st and Rev. I) (181) I-3 R-4
Obverse III 28 – Clashed die with only lower left tip of I of In from reverse showing next to Liberty head neck and partial st to right of right hair vee of lower hair edge. Date in normal position.
Reverse C4l – Clashed die with partial raised bar of I from obverse LIBERTY showing at top leaf stem junction to left of wreath bow. Possible partial raised bar of E at top of wrwath bow and of B from end of tail feathers above bow center, but not enough shows to be certain. Slightly rotated reverse of 10° CW. O mint mark set slightly high and tilted slightly left.
1. Not sure about this, but this VAM may be the first identified with a clashed "I" on both sides of the coin. The clashed "I" from reverse IN neck to Liberty's neck on obverse, and clashed "I" from obverse LIBERTY on reverse.