1895-S VAM-4 S Over Horizontal S

Discovered by Tom DeLorey, November 1979.

This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.

4 III2 2 - C3d (S Over Horizontal S) (188) I-5 R-4
Obverse III2 2 - 9 doubled at top left of upper loop, and at the lower outside at the loop closure.
Reverse C3d - S mint mark repunched over a horizontal S.

Comments:
1- This popular variety features the dramatic remnants of a mispunched horizontal S mintmark below the properly set vertical S mintmark. It is one of the top two 1895-S VAMs sought and is known in MS condition.

Threads:
1- http://www.vamworld.com/share/view/68688148

No LVA Plate Photo:

Additional photos:
Remains of the serif top left can be seen in this image. Two spikes of the horizontal S are visible in the over punched S.1tds 1895 S-date.bmp

Two spikes of the horizontal S are visible in the over punched S.
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2tds 1895 S-Mint Mark.jpg1895-S_VAM-4_mint_mark.jpg

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Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-4 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler
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Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-4 Heritage Plates different coin on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler
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Auction Archives
From Heritage's auction archives another here here here PL with PLATES here

Price History:

Condition Census:

5/2017
TPG
Variety
Designation
Total
0
1
2
3
4
6
8
10
12
15
20
25
30
35
40
45
50
53
55
58
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
PCGS
VAM-4
MS
24
0
0
0
0
2
0
3
0
0
1
2
0
1
0
0
3
2
1
7
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PCGS
VAM-4
MS PL
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
4
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
PCGS
VAM-4
MS DM
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-4
MS
53
2
0
0
0
0
1
2
1
4
2
4
1
3
0
8
9
2
2
3
3
1
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-4
MS PL
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
6
3
5
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-4
MS DM
14
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
2
3
3
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-4
MS
16
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
3
3
0
3
1
0
1
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-4
MS PL
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
0
0


Total
144



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