1921-P VAM-3BO

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1921-P VAM-3BO1 Scribbling Die Scratches #16

3BO IV1 - D2a (Scribbling Die Scratches #16) (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 - Three fine vertical die scratches at lower left outside of eagle's right leg.

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1921-P VAM 3BO scribbling scratches.jpg
In the center of this photo note a horizontal gouge off the top of the right leg. The activity to the top right of this gouge in this photo is a ding, not a die feature:
1921-P VAM 3BO torso gouge.jpg
Here is a most interesting feature of the VAM-3BO. This specimen shows three well-spaced but seemingly related parallel gouges under the eagle's lower beak. What they could be?
1921-P VAM 3BO 3gouges under beak.jpg
Some over-polishing and a die scratch near the tip of the right wing in this specimen:
1921-P VAM 3BO rt wing scratch.jpg
This scribbles VAM is becoming one of the most interesting. Here is an example with a filled "W" in "We" and a heavy die break in the wreath to the left of the bow: