1902-O VAM-43 Doubled Ear, Doubled Reverse Legend


This coin is a Hit List 40 Morgan Vam.

43(revised) III219 · C4m (Doubled Ear, Doubled Reverse Legend)(181)I-3 R-5
Obverse III219–
Die 1- Doubled left inside and lower right outside of ear, hair above ear, bottom of upper cotton bolls and left side of lower leaves. Slightly doubled Liberty head profile from forehead to chin. Eyelid tripled at front.
Die 2 - Doubled left inside and lower right outside of ear, hair above ear, bottom of upper cotton bolls and left side of lower leaves. Slightly doubled Liberty head profile from forehead to chin. Eyelid tripled at front.
Die 3 - Obverse occurs with Die 3 reverse and has weak strike over ear.

Reverse C4m–
Die 1 - Same hub doubling as on VAM-26 C4l. Centered III O mint mark. Die Marker: Fine raised dots of die rust patch in middle of Eagle's left wing.
Die 2 - Same hub doubling as VAM-26 C4l. III O mint mark set slightly high, slightly right, slight tilt to right. Die marker - Fine die polishing line left of eagle's throat.
Die 3 - Center III O mint mark. Some lite pitting on eagle's left wing but different than Die 1. Die marker - Long X polishing lines at AR. Occurs with weakly struck obverse ear.

Comments:
1- As of 2013 there are Three die pairs that have been identified for this Variety
camera.jpg1902-O VAM-43-1, Die #1 Doubled Ear, Doubled Reverse Legend Die rust patch in middle of Eagle's left wing
camera.jpg1902-O VAM-43-2, Die #2 Doubled Ear, Doubled Reverse Legend Line By Eagles Throat
camera.jpg1902-O VAM-43-3, Die #3 Doubled Ear, Doubled Reverse Legend X by A R on Reverse

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LVA Plate Photo:
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Additional photos
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Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-43 DIE #2 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY Alan Scott
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Condition Census:
PCGS MS63
ANACS MS63
ANACS MS62
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