1921-P VAM-14A Tripled Stars, Die Gouge L
Discovered by Thomas Kalantzis, July 2001.
14A IV 9 D2a (Tripled Stars, Die Gouge L) (189) I-2 R-5
Reverse D2a - Diagonal die gouge at bottom of first L in DOLLAR.
1- VAM-14-14A-14B Series Overview
LVA Plate Photos
The VAM-14A is also a scribbling scratches tailfeathers variety:
At least one example of this variety shows a grease-filled "r" in "Trust:
Images of another coin: Distinctive cracks by the first left obverse star.and by the 2 of the date:
Hairvee Crack from polished specimen
Documented "gouges" by the LL of DOLLAR and consistant on VAM's 14,14A,14B and both polished and un-polished stages
Crossed cracks by the eagle's left (viewer's right) wing tip. This may have resulted in a loss of metal in a later stage.
No, not all specimens have a filled die.
Some Specimens have a polished reverse and a LVA submittal may be pending
Here are the scribbles from the polished reverse stage
Full Coin Photos
Large Full Coin Photos of VAM-14A "Unpolished Reverse" Attribution and Photos by D.Halladay