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1884-CC VAM-4A

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=1884-CC VAM-4A Spiked Date, Pinned Wing Gouge=
Discovered by Earl Young, March 2006. Revised 2007, 2010.<br />
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'''4A ('''revised''') III2 4 · C3a (Spiked Date, Pinned Wing Gouge) (177 ) I-3 R-5'''<br />
'''Obverse III2 4-'''Vertical spike from top of the 1. Some specimens show horizontal spike to left of the lower loop of the first 8.<br />
Horizontal die scratch between R & I in PLURIBUS. Later die states have die scratch polished away.<br />
'''Reverse C3a–''' Horizontal die gouge thru feathers in eagle’s left wing just below neck-wing junction. Horizontal die gouge thru E in STATES.<br />
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'''Comments:'''<br />
'''1-''' There are several minor stages of this reverse. It is actually the exact die used for the entire VAM-3 sequence before it is mated with the VAM-4 obverse.<br />
'''2-''' The gouge the the E of STATES is only found on some VAM-4 examples, and fades before the 'pinned wing' gouge of VAM-4A occurs.<br />
'''Note:''' According to John Roberts, as of July 2012, ''"this study is a work in progress."''<br />
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'''Threads:'''<br />
'''1-''' See this discussion thread for Mr. Roberts comments on this series: http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/55519902<br />
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== LVA Plate Photos ==
[[image:84CCVam4A.jpg |410px]][[image:TRAVISBICKLE8284CCV4APLATE.jpg |410px]]<br />
[[image:jv1884-ccE.jpg]]<br />
[[image:P1000831.jpg]]<br />
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Late die state 4A - Die break has not progressed to 4B die state.<br />
[[image:JEK_1884-CC_V4B_REV_#1.jpg]]<br />
[[image:JEK_1884-CC_V4B_REV_#2.jpg]]<br />
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== Full Coin Photos ==
Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-4A Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[[http://www.ha.com/ Heritage Auctions]]©<br />
1884-CC_RonH_VAM-4A_REV_1.jpg
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NGC Population for 1884-CC VAM-4A (Not Attributed)<br />
[[1884-CC VAM-4A#TOP|Top]]<br />
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