1881-O VAM-1D Pummeled (Flaky) Eye

Discovered by Larry Briggs, Aug 2003

This coin is a Hit List 40 and a WOW! Morgan VAM.

1D III2 1 · C3a (Pummeled Eye) (176) I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 1– Flakes of metal in front of and on eye.
Reverse C3a - Normal die

Comments:

LVA Plate Photo:
1881-O_VAM-1D_Flaky_Eye.jpg

Additional photos:
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Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-1D Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY Robert Franklin
This VAM is #16 in Robert Franklin's WOW! VAMs list. His book by the same name features all 60 VAMs that make up the list.
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Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-1D Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Bowers & Merena Auctions attributed by Markinsd
VAMworld Discussion Thread on this coin at 1881-o DMPL VAM-1D
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Auction Archives:
From Heritage's auction archives another here here here

Price History:

1881-O VAM-1D PCGS MS64 Heritage $616.88 2/7/2016

1881-O VAM-1D PCGS MS62 Heritage $376 4/19/2016

1881-O VAM-1D PCGS AU55 Heritage $282 7/11/2013

Condition Census:

12/2016
TPG
Variety
Designation
Total
1-3
4-6
8-10
12-15
20-35
40
45
50
53
55
58
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
PCGS
1881-O VAM-1D
MS
39
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
3
10
5
0
0
3
5
7
1
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
1881-O VAM-1D
MS
18
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
3
3
4
1
0
1
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
1888-O VAM-1D
MS
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
3
2
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PCGS
1888-O VAM-1D
MS PL
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
1888-O VAM-1D
MS PL
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
1888-O VAM-1D
MS PL
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PCGS
1888-O VAM-1D
MS DM
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0

total
MS



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