1921-P VAM-3BA1 Scribbling Die Scratches on Tail Feathers #2
Discovered May 2007
3BA1 IV1 - D2a (Scribbling Die Scratches #2) (189) I-2 R-5
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 - Single diagonal heavy polishing line on seventh feather from bottom of eagle's right wing.
LVA Plate Photos
The reverse scribbling scratches are relatively average in depth.
Sometimes looking at the scribbling scratches that stray into the field help with quick attribution:
The sharp-pointed die scratch heading northeast out of the bottom of the Y in LIBERTY is distinctive: