1921-P VAM-3EU Scribbling Die Scratches #108
Discovered January 2009 by Jason Henrichsen
This is a scribbling scratches variety.
3EU IV1 - D2a (Scribbling Die Scratches #108) (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- Die scratch in wreath opposite O between stem and leaf (see 2nd photo below).
1- Leroy Van Allen wrote the following concerning the VAM-3EU: "Unusual scribbles way up on TF!" (emphasis original).
LVA Plate Photos
Note the scribbles extending well into the eagle's chest:
Although the scribbles on this VAM are very distinctive, note the "vertical" die scratch in the middle of this photo as a second die marker:
LFCS by Kurt 28, attribution by ljs123 and Vincenzo73.