1925-P VAM-1T Shortened and Missing Reverse Rays
Revised by Michael Ash, November 2006, original VAM 5 discovery by David Close, October 1999.
This coin is a Top 50 Peace Dollar VAM.
1T II 1 · B2a (Shortened and Missing Reverse Rays) I-4 R-6
Reverse B2a– Heavy die file lines in left and right fields to remove die clash marks with shortened top three rays at eagle’s left wing, shortened two rays above D in DOLLAR and missing top ray below eagle’s tail feathers. Tear drop counter clash mark to right of eagle’s right shoulder from neck-hair junction initial clash mark from slight rotated reverse and double clash.
1. VAM-5 was eliminated, and became 1925-P VAM-1T
LVA Plate Photos:
Polished reverse that has removed a ray from below the eagle's tail.
Note the polishing lines above DOLLAR & slightly rotated reverse
It appears the polishing was done to remove some evidence of a major die clash. There are still clash marks on the
Above LA of DOLLAR.
Another clash can be seen next to the Eagle's shoulder:
Full Coin Photos
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Full coin copyrighted© VAM-1T images below on loan to VAMworld courtesy of John Austin click to enlarge.