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'''[[VAMWorld Backup List]]'''<br />
= '''The VAM of the Week:''' [[19211922-P VAM-442A]] Infrequently Reeded, Doubled Profile (Top 100 Morgan VAM)Ear Ring Die Break=
=19211922-P VAM-44 Infrequently Reeded, Doubled Profile 2A Ear Ring Die Break=
This coin is a [[(Top 100 Morgan 50 Peace Dollar VAMs|Top 50]] Peace Dollar VAM.<br />'''2A II1 - B2a (Ear Ring)]]I-3 R-4'''<br />'''Obverse II 1''' - Die crack from ear down to neck.<br />'''Reverse B2a''' - Normal die<br />
'''44 IV 35 · D2a (Infrequently Reeded, Doubled Profile) (157) I-5 R-8Comments:'''<br />'''Obverse IV 35 – Slightly doubled and tripled profile, including front of LIBERTY band, hair above forehead, nose, lips, chin and neck1.'''<br />According to the ''Official Guide to the Top 50 Peace Dollar Varieties''Very slightly tripled right stars by Jeff Oxman and left stars 6 & 7Dr.'''David Close,the VAM-2A is one of the "crown jewels" of the Top 50 set.<br />'''Reverse D2a – First reported D2 reverse with infrequent reeding2.'''<br />The VAM-2A gets its name by a major die break located near Liberty'''Die markers – Horizontal polishing line thru eagle’s right wings ear that "dangles" down to her neck above the second "2" in the date. Early die states show a string of four connected lumps of metal visible on the surface of the coin. Later die states show a progression in the size of the break, fourth and ninth outside feathers from wing bottomas shown in the photo below, an increase in size to where the metal of the break joined together to make the largest die break in the Top 50 Peace Dollar series.'''<br />
[[image:1921-P VAM-44 Dbld Profile1922Pvam2a_1.jpg]]
[[image:19211922_RonH_VAM-P 2A_OBV_04262011.jpg]] [[Image:1922 RonH VAM-44 Line in Feather2A REV 04262011.jpg]]
=Click here for [[VotW Contributor Schedule|The VAM of the Week contributor schedule]] =
'''<u>2019 VOTW</u>'''<br />
1-20 CascadeChris<br />
1-27 vincar73<br />
2-03 morganman<br />
2-10 bob259<br />
2-17 ChiefRet<br />
2-24 PacificWR<br />
3-03 VamHelsing<br />
3-10 Lioncutter<br />
3-17 CascadeChris<br />
3-24 vincar73<br />
3-31 morganman<br />
4-07 bob259<br />
4-14 ChiefRet<br />
5-19 Vincar73<br />
5-26 morganman<br />
6-02 bob259<br />
6-09 ChiefRet<br />
6-16 PacificWR<br />
6-23 VamHelsing<br />
6-30 Lioncutter<br />
7-07 CascadeChris<br />
7-14 Vincar73<br />
7-21 morganman<br />
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