1921-P VAM-14

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1921-P VAM-14 Tripled Stars, Dot right of wing

Discovered by Martin Field, April 1985. Revised 2004, 2017
14(revised) IV 9 · D2a (Tripled Stars, Missing o in God) (189) I-3 R-5
Obverse IV 9 - Left stars and E–PL tripled towards rim with date digits and right stars very slightly doubled towards rim. Slightly doubled profile from hair down to neck. Die marker - Die polishing lines in RT of LIBERTY.
Reverse D2a - Fine die scratches in various directions on over polished tail feathers around eagle's right leg and between eagle's left wing and body. Die marker - Tiny dot at right edge of middle of eagle’s left wing.
1- A filled letter was found on a VAM-14 coin. The O in GOD is missing. For a filled R in trust see VAM-14A
2- Some specimens show die fill striking error with o in God almost missing and second T in STATES weak.

LVA Plate Photos

1921 P VAM 14 Dot Next to Wing.jpg1921 P VAM 14 Missing o in God.jpg

Additional Photos

Scribbles photo below is of a very EDS coin. Its extensive details will likely not be on most examples..
Please verify your cotton blossom... with vertical gouge between cotton bolls as seen below vs. lateral polishing lines in cotton bolls photo further down on this page.
Very faint tripling seen on stars (this photo is of the 1st right star)
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The dot is located half way down the right wing.
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Here is a larger view of the dot location
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The die shows evidence of clashing.
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The 21-P VAM-14 is also a great scribbling scratches variety:
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A die crack on the obverse may be useful as a pickup point.
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