1921-P VAM-3EM Scribbling Die Scratches #100
Discovery Apr 2008
3EM IV 1 -D2a (Scribbling Die Scratches #100) (189) I-3 R-5
Obverse IV1 - Some left stars tripled on left side.
Reverse D2a– Fine die scratches in various directions on over polished tail feathers around eagle’s right leg, between eagle's left wing and body and in middle of both wings.
Die marker - Series of five vertical polishing lines on inner feathers next to eagle's right shoulder.
Leroy gave this scribbles VAM an interest factor of 3. He comments, "Fantastic amount of scribbling at leg & both wings with some out into field next to eagle's right wing like VAM-3EC."
1 - An over-polished reverse is also seen on VAM 5, VAM-3EM, VAM-3EB1, VAM-3EB2 VAM-3GH
LVA Plate Photos
The scribbles on this variety are quite dense and chaotic and appear different from different viewing angles:
Note how from the angle the scribbles above the toe in the right of the photo that appear like an elongated "V" come to light:
Note the scribbles extending into the field off the right wing:
VAM-3GH - similar but different crack
VSS 50 Discovery