3BP IV1 - D2a (Scribbling Die Scratches) (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 - ?
1- Oct 07: The VAM-3BP and the VAM-53 are likely the same varieties, but at least one specimen of the VAM-53 has no scribbling whatsoever. To be reviewed.
2- Nov 09: I have a VAM- 53 with no scribbles.
3- May 11: I have a VAM-53 with no scribbles and no denticle impressions on the obverse.
4- 3BP - not listed in Scribbles Guide
LVA Plate Photos
Nice "pinned" die gouge between eagle's body and left wing. Gouge goes in one side of the feather and out the other:
Many peripheral die scratches adorn the reverse of this variety. Here is a distinctive one in the T of UNITED: