1921-S VAM-1B2

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1921-S VAM-1B2 Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 2

Discovered by John Kohut, December 2003
This coin is a Hit List 40 Morgan Vam.
1B2 IV 1 · D2a (Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 2) (186) I-5 R-6
Obverse IV 1– Second die gouge state with polished die removing thorn-like die gouge from field next to cap middle back. Die gouges in cap, in field behind cap field and in denticles above N remain. Extensive die polishing lines in tip right field and some around neck.

1. VAM-1B2 has the characteristic die gouge in the gap. The right side of the wheat leaf is still intact.
2. On to 1921-S VAM-1B3 Back to 1921-S VAM-1B1 or Back to the main 1921-S Thornhead page


LVA Plate Photos:

1921-S VAM-1B2 Cap Gouge Pol Lines.jpg 1921-S VAM-1B2 Die Gouge Cap.jpg
1921-S VAM-1B2 Gouges Cap Back & N.jpg 1921-S VAM-1B2 Polished Cap Back.jpg

Additional Photos:

A small gouge above the N in UNUM is present in the denticles
1921s vam1b2 b.jpg
There are heavy polishing lines in the field and the VAM-1B1 die gouge out the back of the cap has been polished away.
1921s vam1b2 c.jpg 1921s vam1b2 a.jpg

Full Coin Photos

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