1888-S VAM-1B Pitted Reverse


This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM.


1B III21 · C3a (Pitted Reverse) (187) I-2 R-5
Reverse C3a– Raised dots between E of ONE and D of DOLLAR from rim through wreath from rusted die. Patch of raised dots also on right side of left star.

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Also note pitting near the reverse left star.

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Inside the mint mark, there is a small bar visible.

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VAM-1B coins are rotated 10 degrees with the reverse rotated counter-clockwise relative to the obverse.

Note that the 1888-S VAM-12A is also pitted in the reverse, but the pitting is much less extensive.


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NGC Population for 1888-S VAM-1B MS