1926-P VAM-2

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1926-P VAM-2 Doubled Lower Reverse

Discovered by Jeff Oxman, May 1991.Revised 2010.
This coin is a Top 50 Peace Dollar VAM.
2(revised) II 1 - B2b (Doubled Olive Branches) I-3 R-4
Obverse II 1 -
Die 1 - Die marker - Horizontal die crack at base of Liberty head neck.
Die 2 - Die marker- Tiny thread-like impression in tiara band below last ray. Some specimens exhibit lite die file lines around date, TRVST, BER & TY.
Reverse B2b - Doubled olive branches and leaves on left side, rear feathers of eagle's legs, ray's below tail feathers and rays below ONE on left side.

Comments:

Threads:

LVA Plate Photos:

1926-P VAM-2 DieFileLinesTRVST.jpg 1926-P VAM-2 ThreadLikeImpression.jpg
1926-P VAM-2 DoubledOliveLeavesAndBranches.jpg KER 1926 P VAM2 3.jpg.jpg

Additional Photos:

Die 1 EDS of later 1926-P VAM-2A
Die marker - Horizontal die crack at base of Liberty head neck.
Ja26-v2-neck.jpg Ja26-v2-neck2.jpg
Break at IN forms first
Ja26-2a-breaks.jpg Ja26-2a-in.jpg

Ja26-2a-legs.jpg Ja26-2a-olive.jpg
VAM-2 has a strongly doubled lower reverse:
1926p vam2.jpg Ben-1926rev.jpg
The rays below ONE are a different story, as only the ray clipping the bottom of "E" seems to be doubled. A couple of the rays above ONE also seem to have doubling.
Ben-1926one.jpg Ben-1926one2.jpg

Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-2 Die #1 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy [Heritage Auctions]

[Heritage Auction Archive 2013]
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