1921-P VAM-36 Quadrupled Left Stars, Doubled Profile, Scribbling Die Scratches Cheek
Discovered by John Baumgart, October 2003..
36(revised) IV 30 · D2a (Quadrupled Left Stars, Doubled Profile, Scribbling Die Scratches Cheek) (189) I-4 R-5
Obverse IV 30– Slightly quadrupled left stars towards rim and lower edge of 1's top crossbar. Very slightly tripled right stars. Slightly doubled profile from forehead down to chin. Scribbling die scratches patch at back of jaw, likely to erase die crack. First case known of scribbling die scratches on 1921 obverse die. (Former VAM 36 same as VAM 14.)
Reverse D2a– Eagle's left wing over polished near body.
1- March 2008: the 1921-P VAM-36 and 1921-P VAM-36A have been eliminated. Same as VAM-5 and 1921-P VAM-5A.
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