1899-O VAM-4 Micro O Reverse

Discovered by George Mallis, June 1965.

This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.

4(revised) III22 · C3c (Small Micro O Tilted Slightly Right, Doubled Leaves) (181) I-3 R-6
Obverse III22– Date in center of normal lateral position. Closed's 9's in date. Last 9 doesn’t have partially filled lower loop. Clashed die on later die state but no clashed letters show. Diagonal clash line from neck above jaw-neck junction. Die marker– Single horizontal polishing line between left top of upper cotton leaf and right wheat leaf.
Reverse C3c– Small micro I O mint mark with slight tilt to right and set slightly high and to right, but not as high as VAMs 5, 6 and 31. Slightly doubled outside edges of middle leaves in clusters of left and right wreaths. Die marker– Heavy horizontal polishing line on middle tail feather two-thirds way up.


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1899 Micro-O VAM 4 tail feather die gouge.

1899 Micro-O VAM 4 reverse die cracks.

Micro O compared to a normal O.

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Price History:

1899-O VAM-4 NGC AU53 $106.88 VAMquest 4/07

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