1923-P VAM-1C

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#Top1923-P VAM-1C Tail On "O"

Discovered by Richard Deters, April 1973. Revised 2009.
This coin is a Top 50 Peace Dollar VAM.
1C (revised) II 1 · B2a (Tail on O, Die Break Rear of Tiara Rays) I-4 R-6
Obverse II 1 - Short thin diagonal die break to right of last ray in Tiara. Shallow wide vertical die gouge thru bottom of S to rim in TRVST
Reverse B2a - Die break from lower part of O in DOLLAR extending diagonally down to left. Collar clash on rim below and right of LAR.
'Comments': Revision 2009: A specimen has been found with collar clashes on the rim below LAR of DOLLAR. This was not enough for Leroy to give a new number. So your 1C may have a collar clash in that area.

LVA Plate Photos

Additional Photos

Photos courtesy of Randy Burgess
(The coin in the photos below is graded MS-64 by PCGS and is currently tied as the "Finest Known")
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These are images of the obverse die chip that can be used to lock in attribution on EDS pieces. They are seperated by die state.
Early Die State:
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Tail O is short but open cracks left and right of break.
Mid Die State:
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Colwillys 1923 P 1296.jpg
Late Die State:
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Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-1C (Late Die State) Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions]

PCGS Population (7/04/06)
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