1897-P VAM-8 Doubled Left Stars & Phrygian Cap Top

Discovered by Bill Deterline, December, 1977. Revised 2009.

This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM.

8(revised) III28 · C3a (Doubled Left Stars & Phrygian Cap Top) (190) I-3 R-5
Obverse III28– Strongly doubled all left stars towards rim. Phrygian cap doubled at top edge. Slightly doubled profile from LIBERTY band front down to chin, E P-US UNUM and tops of cotton leaves. Very slightly doubled bottom outside of 8 and top of 7.

Comments: Since VAM numbers are assigned by die classification, and not just by die pairing, multiple die pairings may exist.

Threads:

LVA Plate Photos:
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Additional photos:

Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-8 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler
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2 full coin copyrighted© VAM-8 images below on loan to VAMworld courtesy of ©Heritage Auctions uploaded by oldcollectorcoins and attributed by ©NGC

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Price History:

1897-P VAM-8 NGC MS64 $129.38 VAMquest 3/2007
1897-P Vam-8 PCGS MS65 $459.54 Ebay 03/2009


Condition Census:


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
PCGS
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0









0
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-8
MS
199
0
0
0
0
2
17
9
10
19
35
11
15
28
30
19
4
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0









0
0
0
0
0
0
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