1902-O VAM-63 Privately Made', Very Near Date, Very High O'
Discovered by Brian Raines, October,2009.
63(privately made) (Very Near Date, Very High O) (181)
Obverse-III2 type. Date set further left than normal. Casting pitting raised dots around motto letters and stars. Rounded edges where design meets fields. Die marker- Couple short raised lines ar rear of hair.
Reverse-C3 type. Narrow gap between eagle's left wing and neck. Same cast counterfeit die as for 1900-O VAM-52 with very high and upright medium III O mint mark. Same raised area flaw next to wreath above AR in DOLLAR and long gouges from eagle's right wing down thru ED and inside the right wreath middle.
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