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1889-O VAMs

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__NOTOC__{{DateMintStats{| classproofs="wikitable" styleNone|mintage="float:right"11,875,000! align|pl="center"4/10 (less common)| '''Slot'''dies=150 pairs! align="center"| '''Date'''! alignstudy="center"| '''VAM'''no}}! align="center"| Despite a rather large mintage, 1889-O is not considered a common date in mint state. Large quantities were released into circulation shortly after being minted, and more were released by the Treasury in 1938<ref>Bowers, Q. D. ''A Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars'Rotation Range', 5th ed. Atlanta: Whitman, 2016. p. 182</ref>. Strike is usually weak and luster can be muddy, so cherrypicking quality is important. Prooflike coins aren''|-| 1 || t terribly scarce, and often tend to have good contrast and good strikes. One reverse die has an oval O mint mark ([[1889-O VAM-2|| VAM 2]]) and is quite scarce in mint state. There are two clashed E reverse coins, [[1889-O VAM-11A1|VAM-11A]] || 60and [[1889-150 CW|O VAM-| 2 |20A| VAM 20A]], both quite scarce. [[1889-O VAM-6|| VAM 6]] is a ''Top 100'' variety with fairly strong repunching on the date. [[1889-O VAM-313B|VAM-313B]] || 23shows strong "crumbling" of the stars on the obverse from severe die deterioration. VAMs [[1889-73 CW|O VAM-| 3 |1| 1]], [[1889-O VAM-3|| 3]], and [[1889-O VAM-9|VAM-9]] || 25-47 CW|}are known with rotated reverses.
=1889-O VAM Stats='''1.''' Mintage: 11,875,000 <br />'''2.''' Die Pairs: 150 (Source: Annual Reports of the Director of the Mint) <br />'''3.''' [[Die Study Roll Call|Die Study]] completed: No. <br />'''4.''' <u>Three [[Morgan Dollar Rotated Dies|Rotated Dies:]]</u> <br /> =Attribution Guides for The 1889-O Morgan Dollar='''1.''' [[1889-O Reverses|Sort by Reverse Design]]<br />'''2.''' [[1889-O Obverses|Sort by Obverse Design]]<br />'''3.''' [[1889- O CDLT|Clashed Die Letter Transfer]]<br />'''4.''' [[1889-O Cast Counterfeit]]<br />'''5.''' [[1889-O VNA Varieties|1889-O "VAM not assigned" varietiesAssigned]]<br />'''6.''' [[1889 O Large full Coin VNA]]<br />
=Official VAM Listing=
= Oval O =
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image:1889-O_VAM-2_Oval_O.jpg|Oval O Mint Mark.image:1889-O_VAM_1_Photo_2.jpg|Normal Round O Mint Mark.
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== Oval O ==[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-2]] Far Date, Oval O ([[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]] Morgan VamVAM) [[image:pcgsvam.jpg]][[image:ngcvam.jpg]] [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-2A]] Far Date, Oval O ([[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]] Morgan VamVAM) [[image:pcgsvam.jpg]][[image:ngcvam.jpg]] [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />
== Normal Round O ==
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-1]] Round O<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-1A1]] Clashed Obverse t, Reverse Partial E & M ([[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]] Morgan VamVAM)[[image:pcgsvam.jpg]][[image:ngcvam.jpg]] [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-1A2]] Clashed Obverse G, T, R, D & O, Reverse BER, M ([[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]] and [[WOW! VAMs|WOW!]] Morgan VamVAM) [[image:pcgsvam.jpg]][[image:ngcvam.jpg]] <br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-1B]] Radial Die Break E, Collar Clash at 1-3 Left Stars <br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-3]] Far Date, O/O Top Left<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-5]] Doubled 18<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-5A]] Doubled 18, Break Right S in STATES [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-6|1889-O VAM-6]] Doubled 18-9, O Set High ([[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]] Morgan VamVAM)[[image:pcgsvam.jpg]][[image:ngcvam.jpg]] [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-6A]] Doubled 18-9, O Set High, Cud Below 18 [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-7]] Doubled 1-89 & Ear <span style="color:#d33">*Revised 2020*</span><br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-13I]] Far Date, Polished Eye & Forehead [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-13J]] Far Date, Thread-Like Die Impression Upper TF <span style="color:#d33">*New 2019*</span> <br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-14]] Doubled 9, Slanted Date <span style="color:#d33">*Revised 202092020*</span> [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-14A]] Doubled 9 & Ear <span style="color:#d33">*New 2019*</span> <br />
[[image:New White Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-15]] Doubled 88, Tripled 9<br />
[[image:New White Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-19]] Doubled Right Reverse <br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-20]] Slanted Date<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-20A]] Slanted Date, Clashed Obverse O, Reverse Weak E ([[Hot 50 Morgan VAMs|Hot 50]] Morgan VamVAM) [[image:pcgsvam.jpg]][[image:ngcvam.jpg]] [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-20B]] Slanted Date, Doubled Ear [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-O VAM-21]] O Set Left<br />
= List of Past VAM Assignments =
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]][[1889-O VAM-1A]] (Eliminated, Became [[1889-O VAM-1A2|VAM-1A2]])([[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]] Morgan VamVAM)[[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]][[1889-O VAM-13D]] (Eliminated, same as [[1889-O VAM-13C|VAM-13C]])<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]][[1889-O VAM-13E]] (Eliminated, same as [[1889-O VAM-12A|VAM-12A]])<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]] 1889-O VAM-17 (Eliminated, became [[1889-O VAM-2A|VAM-2A]])<br />=References=<references />= <br/>----'''Legend: ='''<br/>
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] Photos of diagnostics shown on page.<br />
[[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]] Full-coin photo of VAM. <br />
[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg]] Full coin photo, needs to be replaced with better one.<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]] VAM has been eliminated altogether or phased into another number.<br />
[[image:New White Camera.jpg]] No photos posted for this VAM.<br />
[[image:pcgsvam.jpg]] This VAM is recognized by PCGS.<br />
[[image:ngcvam.jpg]] This VAM is recognized by NGC.<br />
As '''ANACS''', '''SEGS''', '''ICG''', and Variety Slabbing Service ('''VSS''') recognize '''''all''''' VAMs currently in the official listings, no icon is shown for these services.<br />

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