1921-D VAM-1CI

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1921-D VAM-1CI Scribbling Die Scratches #10

1CI IV - D2a (Scribbling Die Scratches #10) (189) I-2 R-5
Reverse D2a - Fine die scratches in various directions on over polished tail feathers around eagle's right leg, between eagle's left wing and body and middle of both wings. Die marker - Single vertical die line outside of eagle's left leg.

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Scribbling scratches tailfeathers:
This is the later die stage, which is the stage of the discovery coin:
1921-D VAM-1CI scrib scratches.jpg
This is an earlier die stage specimen that shows more of the original scribbles:
1921-D VAM-1CI EDS scribbles.jpg
There is a distinct curvy scribble on both the EDS and LDS stages, outlined in red below:
1921-D VAM-1CI EDS right scribble.jpg
The VAM-1CI may be potentially eliminated if it is already listed for die cracks/breaks. If you recognize these cracks as belonging to another 21-D VAM, please speak up. Also, please note that cracks may not appear on EDS examples:
1921-D VAM-1CI die brk A.jpg
1921-D VAM-1CI die crack A DOLLAR.jpg
Notice the die scratch that starts in the denticles and then impales the F in OF:
1921-D VAM-1CI die scratch F.jpg
The VAM-1CI is also a "Bean Bottom S" variety, boasting a tiny bean in later die states:
1921-D VAM-1CI bean bottom S.jpg
Obverse cracks:
1921-D VAM-1CI obverse cracks.jpg
ANACS 53 details (cleaned)