1921-P VAM-1B1 Polished Reverse
Discovered by Joe Buzanowski, June 1982 as VAM-1B
1B1 IV 1 - D1a (Vertical Polishing Lines Face, Segmented Die Scratch Wing, Die Gouges ST) (189) I-2 R-5
Obverse IV 1 - Fine vertical polishing lines on forehead, eye, cheek & jaw-neck junction.
Die marker - Several vertical polishing lines at top right cotton leaf outside.
Reverse D1a - Segmented diagonal die scratch on lower inside of feathers of eagle's left wing. Several die gouges at denticles above ST in States, likely from feed fingers of coining press.
1- Originally VAM 1B before split up into 1B1 and 1B2 in 2015
2- VAMs 1O1 & 1O2 eliminated, same as 1B & became 1B1 and 1B2
LVA Plate Photos:
2017 Revision Plates by LVA
(the 4 plates below are of a coin that is under review as a possible unlisted version of VAM 1B1 in which the reverse does not yet have die files lines.)