1921-P VAM-1M3 Heavy Die File Lines Reverse
Discovered by C. Logan McKechnie February 2006. Revised 2009, Assigned 1M3 2015
1M3 IV 1 · D1a (Heavy Die File Lines Reverse) (189) I-3 R-6
Obverse IV 1– A few scattered die file lines at top and left fields. Faintly doubled left stars. Faint counter-clash at back of cap on some specimens.
Reverse D1a– Die file lines in all fields with heavy lines above eagle’s right wing in attempt to remove die clash marks.
1- Same marriage as the 1921-P VAM-1BC (1 & 2) listed in 2013. (became 1M1 & 1M2 in 2015)
2- The prior 1921-P VAM-1M is the LDS of 1921-P VAM-1BC series; now 1M3
3- Split into VAMs 1M1, 1M2, 1M3, and 1M4 in 2015
LVA Plate Photos
Pictures below by MitzyDog...
File lines on obverse....
Double inside ear...
Reverse file lines...
This photo, taken of the Discovery Piece, shows the wing clash and the nick of the n at the neck.
The area of the first hair vee appears, in hand, to have the ST clash. However, it has been polished out with lots of polish lines--in keeping
with the rest of the coin.
Below photos courtesy user:albannach