1921-P VAM-5

Discovered by Martin Field October 1978. Revised 2000, Revised 2016 Micheal Ash

5(revised) IV 30 · D2a (Quadrupled Left Stars, Doubled Profile, Scribbling Scratches Cheek & Eagle's Right Leg) (189) I-4 R-5
Obverse IV 30– Slightly quadrupled left stars toward rim and lower edge of 1's top crossbar. Very slightly tripled right stars. Slightly doubled profile from forehead down to chin. Scribbling die scratches patch at back of jaw, likely to erase die crack. First case known of scribbling die scratches on 1921 obverse die.
Reverse D2a– Eagle's left wing over-polished near body. Fine die scratches in various directions on over-polished tail feathers around eagle's right leg on EDS.

Comments:
1- Some specimens show small horizontal die gouge at top right of right wreath. These are now 1921-P VAM-5A.
2 - An over-polished reverse is also seen on VAM 5, VAM-3EM, VAM-3EB1, VAM-3EB2 VAM-3GH

LVA Plate Photos:
1921-P-V5-SCRIBS-LVA1.jpg1921-P-V5-SCRIBS-LVA2.jpg

Additional photos:
DH1921Pvam5scribs.jpg

The below crack extending from the stars to the date is the plate for a VAM-5. The photo is courtesy of Vampicker.
21_v5_date_crack.jpg

This coin is a special scribbling scratches variety with obverse scribbles. Jaw Scribbles
ja1921-P_VAM-5_chinscribble.jpg

Double left stars.
1921-P_VAM-5_Stars6&7.jpg

Doubled profile
ja1921-P_VAM-x_nose.jpg

Polished reverse area
ja1921-P_VAM-x_OF_wing.jpg

Very overpolished wing.
1921-P_VAM-5_op_wing.jpg

Tailfeather scribbles.
1921-P_VAM-5_scribtail.jpg

Horizontal gouge below R.
1921-P_VAM-5_rev_gouge.jpg

Polished Berry Left Wreath
1921-P_VAM-5_berry.jpg

Large Full Coin Photo VAM-5 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy Algot.Stephenson ATTRIBUTED BYUntitled-TrueColor-1xxx.jpg
ARS 1921 p 01 vam 5.jpg
ARS 1921 p 02 vam 5.jpg


Price History:

Condition Census:

3/2017
TPG
Variety
Designation
Total
0
1
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-5
MS
1
0
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
ANACS
VAM-5
MS
23
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
3
11
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
SEGS
VAM-5
MS
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
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
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
VSS
VAM-5
MS
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
PCI
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0


Total
26


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