1889-P VAM-16 Doubled Ear & Right Stars, Far Date

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, May 1981. Revised by C. Logan McKechnie September 2002.

This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM.

16 (revised) III216 C3a (Doubled Ear & Rt. Stars, Far Date) (189) I-3 R-4
Obverse III216 - Ear doubled at right inside and lower right outside. Hair above ear slightly doubled on lower edge and lower cotton leaf slightly doubled on lower edge. Right stars slightly doubled towards rim. Date set further right than normal. Diagnostic- Slightly doubled right stars towards rim.

Comments: 1- In later stages, the obverse stars turn to mush and the doubling may no longer be visible.
2- Comes unclashed and clashed with no transfer and multi clashed as well

Threads: 1 - http://www.vamworld.com/share/view/69781036
2 - http://coins.ha.com/itm/morgan-dollars/silver-and-related-dollars/1889-1-ms67-ngc-vam-16/a/1184-4841.s

LVA Plate Photos:
1889-P_VAM-16_Dbld_Ear.jpg1889-P_VAM-16_Dbld_Rt_Stars.jpg1889%20P%20VAM%2016%20Polishing%20Lines%20Cap.jpg

Additional photos:
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Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-16 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACSANACS_LOGO3.jpg

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1889_RonH_VAM-16_REV_12242015.jpg
Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-16 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage AuctionsATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler
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1889_RonH_VAM-16_REV_07262012.jpg

Prominent dual clash with clash marks left wreath on reverse HERE LDS showing die crack on reverse from ED to AM in AMERICA here.
Un-clashed coin here



Price History:


12/17/2007 ANACS Certified AU55 sold on Ebay by "MSHamlet" to "Raybob15239" for $24.60 + $5.00 S/H


Condition Census:


TPG
Variety
Designation
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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-16
MS

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0
0
0
0
0








1
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-16
MS
292
0
0
0
0
0
12
21
18
49
43
16
14
44
47
28
1
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-16
MS

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0
0
0
0
0









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0
0
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