1884-P VAM-3 Large Dot

Discovered by Francis Klaes, May 1962.

This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.

3 III2 3 - C3b (Large Dot) (189) I-4 R-4
Obverse III2 3- Large dot after engraver's initial M. Date set further right than normal.
Reverse C3b- Small dot after engraver's initial M.

Comments: 1884 VAM-3 Large Dot. This coin shows a dot near Morgan's M initial at the base of Liberty's neck. Note that 1884-P VAM-4 is smaller than VAM-3 and is closer to the M than the large dot. Single and double clashed examples of this variety are known to exist. Please see installment #10 of Alan Scott's TDITD Series, http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/55403072, for more on the clashing of this variety.

No LVA Plate Photo:

Additional photos:
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Reverse small dot after engraver's initial M
1884-P_VAM-3_DotReverse.jpg

Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-3 Images© on loan to VAMworld courtesy TeletTradeLogo14.jpg® ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler

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Full coin copyrighted© VAM-3 images below on loan to VAMworld courtesy of taquitochalupa and attributed by ©NGC
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occ-tc-1884-p-v3-8-12-14a.jpgFrom Heritage's auction archives another here here here


Price History:

1884-P VAM-3 ANACS MS63 $196.88 VAMquest 4/07


Condition Census:


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
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0









0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-3
MS
234
0
1
5
6
25
37
19
16
25
45
5
13
17
13
5
1
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0









0
0
0
0
0
0

NGC MS63 DPL (not attributed)
Feb 2008
NGC a total of 38 attributed; highest MS66 (2).
ANACS a total of 254 attributed; MS65(1); MSPL63 (1); MSDM62 (1)
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