1893-P VAM-4 Doubled Stars

Discovered by Francis Klaes, June 1963.

This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.

4 III2 4 - C3a (Doubled Stars) I-3 R-4
Obverse III2 4- All stars on right and left doubled at bottom. Lower portions of E PL-R-B and first U in UNUM doubled. Closed 9 in date.

Comments: 1- 1893 VAM-4 Doubled Stars. For this VAM, the stars on both sides of the date are doubled. A small shelf can be seen on the rim side of the stars. This coin is a better date, harder to find Morgan without the variety. With the doubling it is a special coin in AU and above.

No LVA Plate Photo:

Additional photos:
The date is at the far edge of the normal position with a closed 9.
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All of the stars are doubled but here are the first two left stars.......
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.....and the first three right stars.
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The ear is distinctive for this obverse.
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The die polish lines in the bow area also can help distinguish this variety.
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Doubled 1st Right Star
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Price History:

1893-P VAM-4 PCGS XF40 eBay $300 Jan 24, 2007
1893-P VAM-4 ANACS XF45 Teletrade $210 July 10, 2006 Auction 2230, Lot 1948

Condition Census:


1/2011
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
NGC
VAM-4 DBL STARS TOP 100
MS
75
0
0
0
1
8
24
17
6
13
1
1
0
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-4 DBL STARS TOP 100
MS
568
0
1
3
7
62
291
137
59
56
17
2
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-4 DBL STARS TOP 100
MSPL
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PCGS VAM-4 AU53
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