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1889-P VAM-23B

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=1889-P VAM-23D 23B High 9, Die Chips Stars & Neck= Discovered as VAM 7A by Brent Fogelberg, May 2000. Redesignated VAM 23D23B, 20192020.<br />'''23D23B'''(revised) '''III2 21 · C3a (High 9Slanted Date, Worn Polished Obverse Die Chips Stars & Neck) (190) I-3 2 R-65'''<br />'''Obverse III2 21–21 –''' Heavy die wear polishing removing die clash marks at neck, lower right hair vee, lips and cap back at ribbon and some roughness in fields with die chips at inside of stars . Roughness quickly reappears and strong diagonal new light die clash diagonal line appears at jaw-neck junction. Latest die state also has small with die chip at neck point of neck. Clashed n at neck of [[1889-P VAM-23C|VAM 23C]] has been erased by die wearDie retired shortly thereafter. Some additional Same die polishing at lower Liberty headmarker as VAM 23. (Formerly VAM 7A)<br />'''Reverse C3a–C3a –''' Clashed Die not changed since no die replaced clash marks appeared, except for very faint vertical line at n of In. Die fields relatively smooth with normal little wear. Die then re-used with VAM 7 III2 7 obverse. ''Die marker'' - Same die without die clash marksmarker as VAM 23.<br />
'''Comments:'''<br />
# Heavy clashed obverse die [of [[1889-P VAM-23A|VAM 23A]]] was severely polished to remove these strong die clash marks resulting in VAM 23B. (LVA 9/2020)
# Reverse die is retained [from VAM 23A] with little wear and is not polished. (LVA 9/2020)
'''Threads:'''<br />
# [ New Take on 1889 VAM 23A]<br />
= LVA Plate Photos =
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= Full Coin Photos =
Large Full Coin Photo Copyrighted© VAM 23B photo © Mitch Hill of VAM-7A LDS , used with permission. Attributed by Leroy Van Allenas VAM 7A, 2013.<br />
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