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.
LVA Plate Photos:
Die 1 EDS of later 1926-P VAM-2A
Die marker - Horizontal die crack at base of Liberty head neck.
Break at IN forms first
VAM-2 has a strongly doubled lower reverse:
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.
Full Coin Photos
Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-2 Die #1 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy [Heritage Auctions]