1921-P VAM-51 Doubled Reverse Legend to Coin Center, Scribbling Die Scratches
Discovered by David Close, February 2005. Revised 2009.
51 (revised) IV 1 - D2k (Doubled Reverse Legend to Coin Center, Scribbling Die Scratches) I-2 R-5
Reverse D2k - Slightly doubled E STATES OF AMERICA letters at top inside and bottom outside towards coin center. Fine double die scratrches in various directions on over polished tail feathers around eaglle's right leg and between eagle's left wing and body. Die marker - Small diagonal die scratch from left wreath towards T in UNITED.
Comments: Note: When die break between AM in AMERICA is displaced the 1921-P VAM-51A is assigned.
LVA Plate Photos
Die scratch into the field off of the left side of the wreath:
The scribbling scratches for this reverse die.
Characeristic lower obverse cracks.
Cracks by M of UNUM.
The cracks at ES of STATES produced a tilted field.
The crack from A of DOLLAR breaks in the denticles below the R.