1924-S VAM-3 "Doubled Lowered Reverse"
Discovered by Jeff Oxman, April 1999. Revised September 24, 2010.
This coin is a Top 50 Peace Dollar VAM.
3 (revised) II 1 B2c (Doubled Lower Reverse) I-3 R-4
Obverse II 1 - Die marker - Short vertical die scratch below "E" in "WE".
Reverse B2c - Doubled bottom edges of top stems and leaves in olives sprig. Doubled bottom of D of DOLLAR, left edge of leg feathers, left edges of first three rays above ONE and left edge of top ray above back of leg feathers. Die Markers - Short horizontal die scratch at junction of bottom of third ray from bottom of rock. S mint mark set slightly high and slighly to left. Dies clash at fairly early state.
1- VERY similar to the discovery of the VAM-6 on 09/10'.
LVA Plate Photos
VAM 3 DIE STAGES: due to 09/10' revision
STAGE 1: Without clash on Eagle's shoulder
STAGE 2: Clash on Eagle's shoulder. OBV: Small die crack under "O" (GOD) up thru dot between "N & G" then thru top rt. of "N" in IN. into field
STAGE 2 PICTURES AND VAM 3 IDENTIFIER - SHORT VERTICAL DIE SCRATCH BELOW "E" IN "WE"
Full Coin Photos
Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-3 Stage #1 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy © Peaceman
POPULATIONS AS OF SEPTEMBER 2010