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Official VAM Listing
{{DateMintStats|proofs=1889-P VAM Stats811|mintage='''1.''' Mintage: 21,726,000 <br |pl=5/>10 (scarce)'''2|dies=57 obv., 50 rev.|study=no}}1889 is one of the common dates, with the second highest mintage of all Morgan dollars, 1921 being the highest. The typical 1889 has mushy or eroded details from overused dies, and rather murky luster. For a common date, prooflike specimens are rare.''' Die Pairs: 104 (Source: Annual Reports 1889 has many [[1889-P doubled ear VAMs|doubled ear]] varieties, often as a result of the Director die fatigue. The most spectacular obverse clashed die of all Morgan dollars is the Mint) <br />'''3rare [[1889-P VAM-23A|VAM 23A]], truly a sight to behold and coveted by all Morgan VAM collectors. Other notable VAMs have die breaks, pitting, or other deterioration.''' [[Die Study Roll Call1889-P VAM-18A|Die StudyVAM 18A]] completed: Nocan be found with a rotated reverse. <br /> =Attribution Guides for The 1889-P Morgan Dollar='''1.''' [[1889-P doubled ear VAMs|1889-P Doubled Ear Attribution Guide]]:<br />'''2.''' [[1889-P Obverse|Sort by Date Position]]<br />'''3.''' [[1889 P CDLT|Clashed Dies with Letter Transfer]]<br />'''4.''' [[1889 P Sunken or Partially Sunken Die Varieties]]<br />'''5.''' [[1889-P-PROOF|1889-P PROOF]]<br />'''6.''' [[1889-P VNA varieties|1889-P VAM not assigned varieties]]<br />
=Official VAM Listing=
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-1]] Closed 9<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-1B]] Clashed Obverse n<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-1C1]] Die Scratches TF, Denticle Impressions Below TF(Same as VAM 52) <br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-1C2]] Die Scratches TF [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-1D1]] Die Scratch Cotton Leaf [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-1D2]] Clashed Die "n" and "t" [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-1E]] Denticle Impressions Below Arrow Feathers[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-1F]] Denticle Impressions Below Wreath Bow<br />
[[image:New White Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-1G]] Die Scratch Cap Top *New 2019*<br />[[image:white_camera_Black_Border04112011.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-2]] Open 9<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-3]] Doubled 18-9 and Right Stars, Far Date [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-3A]] Doubled Date & Ear, Far Date, Sunken Obverse Die [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-4]] Very Far Date [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-5]] Far Date<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-5A]] Far Date, Pitted Reverse, Gouge Olive Branch ([[HitList40 VAMs|Hit List 40]] Morgan VamVAM)[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horzicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-5B]] Far Date, Pitted Rev., Gouge Olive Branch, Clashed Obverse n ([[HitList40 VAMs|Hit List 40]] Morgan VamVAM)[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-5C|1889-P VAM-5C]] Far Date, Die Gouges Below 9 [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-5D]] Far Date, Denticle Impressions Below Arrow Feathers[[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-5E]] Far Date, Denticle Impressions at Wreath Bow<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-6]] Doubled 9, Tripled 1 & Ear Bottom, Far Date[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-7]] High 9 [[image <span style="color:Full-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg]]#d33">*Revised 2020*</span><br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-7A]] High 9, Die Chips Stars & Neck[[imageSlightly Doubled Ear <span style="color:Full-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg]]#d33">*Revised 2020*</span><br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-7B]] High 9, Slightly Doubled Ear, Clashed Obverse n [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]] <span style="color:#d33">*Revised 2020*</span><br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-8]] Very Far Date, High 9 [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-9]] Far & Slanted Date ('''Confusion with this listing and VAM-38)'''<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-10]] Far Date, Doubled First 8 [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-11]] Doubled 18 [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-12]] Doubled 1 <br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-12A]] Doubled 1, Die Breaks 1-2 Left Star [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-13]] Very Far Slanted Date[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-14]] Doubled 18, Tripled 9, Scribbling on Nose [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-14A]] Doubled 18, Tripled 9, Scribbling on Nose, Denticle Impressions TF and Leaf[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-15]] Doubled 889, Ear & Arrow Feathers[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-16]] Doubled Ear & Rt. Stars, Far Date ([[Hot 50 Morgan VAMs|Hot 50]] Morgan Vam)[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horzicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-17]] Far Date, Doubled 18 [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-18]] Doubled Ear, Slanted Very Far Date, Denticle Impressions Below Arrow Feathers ([[Hot 50 Morgan VAMs|Hot 50]])[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)Lfcp-horzicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-18A]] Doubled Ear, Slanted Very Far Date, Die Chip Cap Rear ([[Hot 50 Morgan VAMs|Hot 50]] Morgan VamVAM) [[image:ngcvamLfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-19]] Doubled Reverse[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-19A]] (formerly [[1889-P VAM-5A|VAM-5A]]) Doubled Reverse, Bar Wing , Doubled 89([[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]] and [[WOW! VAMs|WOW!]] Morgan VamVAM)[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA-pLfcp-n(1)-horzicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-19B1]] Doubled Reverse, Clashed Obverse n & t[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-19B2]] Doubled Reverse, Clashed Obverse n & t, Clashed Reverse M ([[WOW! VAMs|WOW!]] Morgan VAM)[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-20]] Doubled Ear and Forehead, Normal Date ([[Hot 50 Morgan VAMs|Hot 50]] Morgan Vam)[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)Lfcp-horzicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-21]] Doubled Ear & Lower Cotton Leaves, Far Date [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-22]] Bar Wing, Far Date ([[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]] and [[WOW! VAMs|WOW!]] Morgan VamVAM)[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:white_camera_Black_Border04112011New White Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-23]] Slanted Date<span style="color:#d33">*Revised 2020*</span><br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-23A]] Slanted Date, Strong Clashed Obverse In & st ([[Hot 50 Morgan VAMs|Hot 50]] Morgan VamVAM)[[image:PCGS_NGCvamLfcp-horzicon.jpg]]<span style="color:#d33">*Revised 2020*</span><br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-23B]] Slanted Date, Worn Polished Obverse Die [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]] <span style="color:#d33">*Revised 2020*</span><br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-24]] 8 in Denticles, Doubled Ear, Polishing Lines in Cotton Bolls, Normal Date[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-25]] Doubled Ear, Far Date[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-26]] Doubled Arrow Shafts<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-27]] Doubled Ear, Near Date[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-28]] Doubled Ear, Far Date<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-28A]] Doubled Ear, Far Date, Pitted DO ([[HitList40 VAMs|Hit List 40]] Morgan VamVAM)[[image:Full-Coin_CAMERA-pLfcp-n(1)-horzicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-29]] Doubled Right Wreath, Thread-like Impression Reverse [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-30]] Doubled Ear[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-31]] Doubled Ear Inside, Far Date[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-32]] Doubled Ear, High 9, Very Far Date[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-33]] Doubled Ear, Slanted Date, Normal Date placement[[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]] <br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-34]] Doubled Right Wreath<br />
[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-36]] Doubled Ear Right Inside, Normal Date [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-37]] Doubled Ear, Normal Date [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-38]] Doubled Ear, Far Date [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-38A]] Doubled Ear, Far Date, Die Breaks Stars [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-39]] Doubled Ear & Cotton Leaves, Far Date[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-39A]] Doubled Ear & Cotton Leaves, Far Date, Sunken Reverse Die <span style="color:#d33">*New 2020*</span> <br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-40]] Doubled Ear, Far Date [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-40A1]] Doubled Ear, Far Date, Clashed Obverse n [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:New Camera.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-40A2]] Doubled Ear, Far Date, Double Clashed Obverse n, clashed st [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-41]] Doubled Ear, Very Far Date[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-42]] Doubled Ear, Cotton Leaves, Right Stars, Far Date[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-43]] Split Hair Ends, Far Date<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-43A]] Split Hair Ends, Far Date, Polishing Lines Liberty Head[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-44]] Doubled Ear & URIBUS UNU, Very Far Date [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-45]] Doubled Ear, Very Far Date, Doubled Wreath Leaves<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-46]] Doubled 1 Top and Ear, Normal Date[[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-47]] Doubled Ear, Normal Date [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-48]] Very Far Date, Doubled Wreath Leaves<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-49]] Doubled Ear, Far Date [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-52]] Doubled Dbl Ear, Die Gouges Neck Front & Star, Normal DateWNP. (Dup. listing of V1C1) [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-53]] Doubled Ear, Very Far Date [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-54]] Doubled Ear, Very Far Date, Doubled America & Wreaths<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-55]] Doubled Eyelid<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-57]] Doubled Ear, Far Date, High 9 [[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:white_camera_Black_Border04112011New White Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-58]] Doubled Ear ('''Possible '''''' (duplication) '''of [[1889-P VAM-27|VAM-27]])<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-6061]] Doubled Ear, Far Date<br />[[image:cameraLfcp-icon.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-61]] Doubled Ear, Far Date<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-62]] Denticle Impressions[[image:FullLfcp-Coin_CAMERAicon.jpg]]<br />[[image:cameraNew Camera.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-63]] Doubled Ear, Very Far Slanted Date *New 2017* [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]] <br />
= List of Past VAM Assignments =
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-1A]] Die Gouge Neck Front (Eliminated, became [[1889-P VAM-52|VAM-52]])<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-1C]] Die Scratches Below Tail Feathers (Became [[1889-P VAM-1C1|VAM-1C1]] & [[1889-P VAM-1C2|VAM-1C2]])<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-1G]] Die Scratch Cap Top *New 2019* (Eliminated, same as VAM-1D)<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]]Former 5B filled r in Trust is striking error Former [[1889-P VAM-5B-old|VAM-5B]]<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-5F]] Far Date, Die Chip First Left Star (Same as VAM 12A)<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-8A]] Very Far Date, High 9, Polishing Lines Liberty Head (Eliminated, duplicate of [[1889-P VAM-53|VAM-53]] with die 1 reverse)<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]]1889-P VAM-9A Far Slanted Date, Polishing Lines Liberty Head became [[1889-P VAM-43A|VAM-43A]]<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-19B]] Doubled Reverse, Clashed Obverse n ([[Top 100 Morgan VAMs|Top 100]] Morgan VamVAM)<br />[[image:ngcvamVAM-Delisted.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-23C]] Slanted Date, Clashed Obverse n [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]] <br />[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-23D]] High 9, Die Chips Stars & Neck [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]]1889-P VAM-35 Incorporated in [[1889-P VAM-24|VAM-24]]<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]]1889-P VAM-40A Became [[1889-P VAM-40A2]] upon [[1889-P VAM-40A1]] discovery<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]]1889-P VAM-50 Doubled 1, Tripled 9, Scribbling on Nose Became [[1889-P VAM-14|VAM-14]]<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]]1889-P VAM-51 Doubled Ear, Normal Date, Sunken die [DOUBLED EAR] LDS duplicate of [[1889-P VAM-30|VAM-30]]<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]][[1889-P VAM-56]] (Eliminated, duplicate of VAM-7A, now [[1889-P VAM-7A23D|VAM-7A23D]])<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]]1889-P VAM-59 Same as 19<br />
[[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]]1889-P VAM-59A Same as 19B1<br />
= [[image:VAM-Delisted.jpg]] [[1889-P VAM-60]] Doubled Ear, Far Date [[image:Lfcp-icon.jpg]]<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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