1921-S VAM-1B4 Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 5
Discovered by Herb Zepke, March 2002 , Revised 2011.
This coin is a Hit List 40 Morgan Vam.
1B4 (revised) IV 1 D2a (Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 5) (189) I-5 R-6
Obverse IV 1 - Fifth die gouge state with prominent die gouge added between IB, diagonal die gouge added between NU in UNUM and short thin gouge in denticles next to fourth left star.
LVA Plate Photos:
All the VAM-1B coins share the same characteristic die gouge between the leaf and the cap. It is visible with the naked eye and is useful when checking a lot of coins while cherry-picking.
Full Coin Photos
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