1921-S VAM-1AN Die Gouges Above Wings
Discovered by Laurence Galbraith, December 2006.
1AN IV 1 · D2a (Die Gouges Above Wings) (189) I-2 R-5
Reverse D2a– Wide die gouge from top of eagle’s right wing thru lower loop of left S in STATES. Gouge further left than VAM 1H. Two faint wide gouges from tip of eagle’s left wing up to rim on right side of F in OF plus faint wide gouge below left A in AMERICA. Likely caused by faulty press feed fingers.
1. Die gouges plated here are clearly in a different position than VAM 1H as noted. VP
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Large Full Coin Photo of VAM-1AN Courtesy of Mhomei