1921-S VAM-1AB

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1921-S VAM-1AB Die File Lines Obverse, Die Gouge O

Discovered by Michael Ash, May 2006.
1AB IV 1 · D2a (Die File Lines Obverse, Die Gouge O) (189) I-2 R-5
Obverse IV 1– Light die file lines in fields in attempt to remove die cracks.
Reverse D2a– Shallow diagonal die gouge up from left side of O in DOLLAR.
COMMENTS: June 2007 - Leroy has split this variety into the 1921-S VAM-1AB1 and 1921-S VAM-1AB2. The VAM-1AB1 does not have the obverse file lines or the O gouge, but it has two die scratches at NE. The known VAM-1AB pictured below is now the VAM-1AB2, which is the polished version of the VAM-1AB1 without the two die scratches at NE.
S21vam1ABo.jpg S21vam1ABr.jpg
[NGC Population for 18xx-x VAM-xx MS]