1921-P VAM-3F3 Die Gouge Wing, Pitted Reverse, Denticle Impressions ME

Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, October 2006. Revised 2009, 2010

This coin is a Hot 50 Morgan VAM

3F3 (revised) IV 1 · D2a (Die Gouge Wing, Pitted Reverse, Denticle Impressions ME) (189) I-3 R-6
Obverse IV 1 - Die 1 - Die crack across neck lower part over to second left star with some pitting on left side of star.
Reverse D2a– Raised dots from rust pitted die around lower right wreath, AR in DOLLAR, above first S in STATES and below first A in AMERICA. Also has gouge in wing.

Comments:

LVA Plate Photos:
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Additional photos:
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Two Obverse dies were paired with 3F3 stage reverse.
Obverse Die 1 use ends with a horizontal die crack across the neck at a reverse stage where there is a crack from E to R in AMERICA, no more than a light crack above R, and no radial crack down from R through field to wreath. An early die state Obverse Die 2 pairing shows the crack from E to R in AMERICA, light crack above R, and no radial crack down from R through field to wreath.
Radial die crack left side of R in America with diagonal die crack from top left of R over to denticles where it becomes a break is
1921-P VAM-3F4.

Late die state Die 1 coins have a crack through the 2nd left star into the neck.
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The second obverse (Die 2) shows a small die scratch of some sort between the rim and the sixth left star.
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Parallel polishing lines are present in the cap of the second obverse.
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There are light clashing lines between the eagle's left wing and the wreath.
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Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-3F3 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler
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LFCP Photos of VAM-3F3 by Algot.Stephenson Attributed by coindevil
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Condition Census:

RAW AU/BU


1/2016
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-3F3
MS
16
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
7
0
0
0
1
6
1
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-3F3
MS
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
4
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
SEGS
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ICG
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
VSS
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PCI
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-3F3
MS
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
3
0
0
0
0
0


Total
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