VAM Quiz Medium 4

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VAM Quiz – Medium #4

The answer page is linked at the bottom of the quiz.

1. You're browsing an online auction and you come across this photo. What information can you gather from this photo (and any attribution guides handy)?

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A) Date only.
B) Date and mint mark only.
C) Date, mint mark, and VAM number.
D) Date, mint mark, VAM number, and rarity factor.
E) None of the above. You can't even tell the date.

2. You're browsing an online auction and you come across this photo, and for some crazy reason this is the only photo and there is no information given on the coin. What information can you gather from this photo (and any attribution guides handy)?

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A) Date only.
B) Date and mint mark only.
C) Date, mint mark, and VAM number.
D) Date, mint mark, VAM number, and rarity factor.
E) None of the above. You can't even tell the date.

3. Identify the following VAM:

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A) 1878-P VAM-5
B) 1878-P VAM-44
C) 1878-P VAM-70
D) 1878-S VAM-6
E) You cannot determine the VAM from these photos alone.

4. Which of the following statements about this Morgan is true?

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A) This is an 1878 7/8 tailfeathers variety.
B) This is a 1901 Shifted Eagle variety.
C) This is a 1921 doubled tailfeathers variety.
D) You cannot determine A, B, or C from this photo alone.
E) Either B or C is true, but definitely not A.

5. This is an 1888-O VAM 1B EDS variety (notice the break at the dot between E and P). Which of the following statements about this Morgan is true?

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A) This coin is "Scarface."
B) This coin is a Top 100 VAM.
C) This coin is not a Top 100 VAM.
D) None of the above
E) A and B only.

6. Identify this Top 100 VAM variety:

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A) 1887-P VAM-2
B) 1887-P VAM-5
C) 1887-O VAM-2
D) 1887-O VAM-3
E) You cannot determine the VAM from this photo alone.

7-10. Half a point each. Match the following VAMs to the proper photo. Even if you don't know your 21-D VAMs well yet, you should be able to complete this by the VAM nickname alone.

1921-D
1. VAM-1H Spider Web Stars
2. VAM-1J Retained Cud
3. VAM-1N Unicorn D
4. VAM-1Q Pompadour T
5. VAM-1U Die Gouge E
6. VAM-3A Streamer
7. VAM-5A Bean Bottom S
1921-S
1. VAM-1B Thornhead
A.
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B.
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C.
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D.
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E.
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F.
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G.
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H.
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