1895-P VAMs


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Listing below were generated solely based upon one's observations and have NOT been reviewed by LVA. If anyone elects to send theirs for Leroy's examination and review; then the newly assign VAM number will take precedence over this listing. The Die number used citing an article by JP Martin titled '1895 Proof Dollar Die Study'. We encourage anyone to update and contribute further. Some images on loan to VAMworld courtesy Heritage Auctions©

Die 1


Normal Date
1895-P_Proof_Die1_Date.jpg

Normal Ear
1895-P_Proof_Die1_Ear.jpg

Legend polishing lines
1895-P_Proof_Die1_Legend.jpg

Wing tail
1895-P_Proof_Die1_TailPolishing.jpg


Die 2


Normal Date with bottom loop of 9 filled
1895-P_Proof_Die2_Date.jpg

Deformed ear fill
1895-P_Proof_Die2_Ear.jpg

Legend polishing lines
1895-P_Proof_Die2_Legend.jpg

Wing tail polishing lines
1895-P_Proof_Die2_TailPolishing.jpg

The lower loop of the 9 has a distinctive fill
95_dp2_filled_9.jpg

Even in low grades, this die can be positively identified by a strong die gouge
that exagerates the inner ear fill
95_dp2_ear_gouge.jpg

Multiple strong lines cross the cap band
95_dp2_lines_cap_band.jpg

Die scratches are found inside both legs at the upper tail feathers
95_dp2_upper_tail_feathers.jpg

A short gouge is found inside the loop of the bow, as well as die lines outside it
95_dp2_wreath_bow.jpg


Die 3


Normal Date
1895-P_Proof_Die3_Date.jpg

Double polishing lines
1895-P_Proof_Die3_Ear.jpg

Die gouge E of LIBERTY
1895-P_Proof_Die3_Legend.jpg

Wing tail polishing lines
1895-P_Proof_Die3_TailPolishing.jpg

Die 4


Far Date
1895-P_Proof_Die4_Date.jpg

Heavy polishing lines within hair
1895-P_Proof_Die4_Hair.jpg

Wing tail
1895-P_Proof_Die4_TailPolishing.jpg

Fairly strong doubling may be noted along the profile, particularly at the lips
95_dp4_doubled_lips.jpg

Heavy die scratches around the cotton bolls and leaves
95_dp4_cotton_bolls.jpg

A couple of small scratches are found next to the right leg
95_dp4_leg_scratch.jpg

Pattern of die lines in the wing - neck gap
95_dp4_wing_gap.jpg


Die 2

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© 1895 Proof NGC-67 DIE #2 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy Heritage Auctions Read the description and see the plates.
1895_RonH_Proof_Die-2_OBV_05282011.jpg
1895_RonH_Proof_Die-2_REV_05282011.jpg

Die 3

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© 1895 Proof PCGS-67 DIE #3 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy Heritage Auctions Read the description and see the plates
On another topic from earlier in this thread, a stunning example of the 1895 Proof Die Pair 3 crossed the block tonight.http://coins.ha.com/c/item.zx?saleNo=1158&lotNo=7370
Die 3 photos are High Resolution so you can blow up BIG
1895PDIE3OBVMHIHER7324.jpg
1895PDIE3REVMHIHER7324.jpg



Die 4

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© 1895 Proof NGC-65 DIE #4 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy Heritage Auctions Read the description and see the plates.

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© Proof Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY PCGS

1895pproofobv.jpg
1895pproofrev.jpg
1895pproofobvslab.jpg
1895pproofrevslab.jpg


Legend:
camera.jpg Photos of diagnostics shown on page.
Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg Photos of full coin shown on page.
Full-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg Full coin photo, needs to be replaced with better one.
VAM-Delisted.jpg VAM has been eliminated altogether or phased into another number.
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg Used as a spacer to keep the VAM listings in alignment.
pcgsvam.jpg This VAM is recognized by PCGS.
ngcvam.jpg This VAM is recognized by NGC.

As ANACS, SEGS, and Variety Slabbing Service (VSS) recognize all VAMs currently in the official listings, no icon is shown for these services.
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