1921-S VAMs


Specialty Categories, All should be considered under construction

1921-S Die Crack Break Guide

21 S Thornheads
21 S Thornhead overview
21 S Scribble Varieties
21 S Polished Obverse Varieties
21 S Pitted Dies
21 S Die Breaks
21 S Clashed Dies
21 S Gouged Varieties
1921-S Dots
1921-S Reverses
1921-S Filled Mint Marks
1921 S Die Trail Varieties
21 D and S Bean Bottom S
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Official Listing
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1 Normal Die
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1B Pre-Thornhead Die State before gouge
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1B Thorn Head Series 1B1 through 1B7, Scribbling Die Scratches (Hit List 40 and WOW! Morgan VAM)
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1B1 Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 1 (Hit List 40 and WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1B2 Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 2 (Hit List 40 and WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1B3 Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 3 (Hit List 40 and WOW! Morgan VAM)PCGS_NGCvam-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1B3a Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 4 (Hit List 40 and WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1B4 Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 5 (Hit List 40 and WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1B4a Thorn Head Die Gouges, Die State 6 (Hit List 40 and WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1B4b Thorn Head Die Gouges, Die State 7 (Hit List 40 and WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1B5 Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 8(Hit List 40 and WOW! Morgan VAM)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1B6a Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 9 *NEW 2017*
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1B6b Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 10*NEW 2017*
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1B7 Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 11 (Hit List 40 and WOW! Morgan VAM)PCGS_NGCvam-horz.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1C Pitted Lower Right Reverse, Scribbling Die Scratches Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1D Polished Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1E Pitted Reverse & Missing Tail Feathers
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1F Die Break 2nd S of STATES, dot between O & F of OFFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1G Die Gouge O
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1H Die Gouge Above Wings, Chip Below Star, Polished Reverse, Scribbling Die Scratches #3 Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1I Polished Obverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1J Double Die Scratch Left Wing
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1K Die Gouge I to Wreath Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1L Die wear lines above STATES #1 Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1N1 Goatee Chin Die Gouge, Clashed Obverse Double I Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1N2 Clashed Obverse Double I, Polished Obverse Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1O Polished Obverse & Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1P Die Chip Right Wreath, Pitted Eagle
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1Q1 Scribbling Die Scratches #16
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1Q2 Scribbling Die Scratches #16, Die File Lines Obverse Periphery Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1R Die Breaks Top Left Wreath
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1S Die File Lines Around Date
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1T Die Gouge Lower Left Wreath, Pitted Mint Mark, Scribbling Die Scratches #33
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1U Heavy Die File Lines Obverse & Reverse Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1V Polished Left Obverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1W Die File Lines Left Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1X Die File Lines Obverse and Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1Y Die wear lines above STATES #2 Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1Z Die File Lines Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AA1 Scribbling Die Scratches #19
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AA2 Scribbling Die Scratches #19, Clashed Obverse n Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AA3 Scribbling Die Scratches #19, Die File Lines Left Obverse & Top Right ReverseFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg 1921-S VAM-1AA4 Scribbling Die Scratches #19, Die File Lines Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AB1 Die Scratches NE
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AB2 Die File Lines Obverse, Die Gouge O Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AC Die Break Top Left Wreath #2 Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AD Die File Lines Obverse Stars & Motto
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AE Die File Lines Upper Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AF Vertical Die File Lines All Over Obverse & Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AI Die Scratches Eagle’s Right Leg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AJ Denticle Impressions Above Arrow Feathers
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AK Over Polished WingFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AL Die Break ER, Die File Lines Obverse & Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AM Die Break Left of S Mint Mark
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AN Die Gouges Above Wings Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AO Die File Lines Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AP1 Clashed In & s Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AP2 Clashed S
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AR1 Scribbling Die Scratches #1
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AR2 Scribbling Die Scratches #1, Die Break Right Wreath Top
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AS Clashed Obverse s, Scribbling Die Scratches #2 Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1AU Scribbling Die Scratches #4
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AW Scribbling Die Scratches #6 Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AX1 Scribbling Die Scratches #7
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1AX2 Die File Lines Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1AY Scribbling Die Scratches #8 (filled S)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1AZ Scribbling Die Scratches #9
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1BA Scribbling Die Scratches #10
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1BB Scribbling Die Scratches #11
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1BC Scribbling Die Scratches #12
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1BD Scribbling Die Scratches #13
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1BE Scribbling Die Scratches #14
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BF Scribbling Die Scratches #15
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BH Scribbling Die Scratches #17
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BI Scribbling Die Scratches #18
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BJ Scribbling Die Scratches
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BJ2 Scribbling Die Scratches, Die File Lines Obverse Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BJ3 Scribbling # *NEW 2017*
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BK Scribbling Die Scratches #21
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BL Scribbling Die Scratches #22
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BL2 Scribbling Die Scratches #22, Clashed Obverse n Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BM Scribbling Die Scratches #23
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BN Scribbling Die Scratches #24
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BO Scribbling Die Scratches #25
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BP Scribbling Die Scratches #26
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BQ Scribbling Die Scratches #27
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BR Vertical Die File Lines Obverse and ReverseFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BS Scribbling Die Scratches #28
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BT Scribbling Die Scratches #29
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BU Scribbling Die Scratches #30
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BV Over Polished Upper Tail Feathers Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BW Pitting Below E
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BX Scribbling Die Scratches #31
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1BY Die File Lines Obverse & ReverseFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CA Scribbling Die Scratches
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CB Clashed Obverse n Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CC Scribbling Die Scratches Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1CD Clashed Obverse n & st
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1CD2 Clashed Obverse t, Die File Lines Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CE Clashed I Center Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1CF Die Gouge Olive, Over Polished Upper TF
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1CG Random Die File Lines Upper Reverse
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1CH Die File Lines Right Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CI Die File Lines and Over Polished Obverse and Reverse Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CJ Die File Lines Obverse LUR
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1CK Trailing Die Wear Lines Above ATE #3
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1CL Beveled Field OF
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1CM Over Polished Hair
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CN Over Polished and Sunken Die PeripheryFull-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CO Heavy Die File Lines ST
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CP Clashed I & u
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CQ Sunken Obverse Die Periphery With Die File Lines
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CR Die File Lines ObverseFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CS Over Polished ReverseFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CT Scribbling Die Scratches
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CU Clashed Obverse, Double IFull-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CV Die Polishing Reverse Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CW Die File Lines Obverse & Reverse, Die Gouge F Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CX Die File Lines Obverse Periphery
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1CZ Die Break AM
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1DA Die File Lines Obverse & Reverse Periphery
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1DB Die Gouges Arrowheads, Scribble Lines Upper Tail Feathers *New 2017*
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1DC1 Clashed n & t *New 2017*
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1DC2 Clashed n & t, Die file lines Obv. & Rev., Collar clash *New 2017*
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1DD Scribbling Die Scratches *New 2017*
1921-S VAM-1DE
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-1DF Die File Lines Liberty Head & Eagle *New 2017*
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-2 "S" Shifted Left
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-3 Doubled Date and Stars
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-3A Doubled Date & Stars, Die File Lines Left Reverse
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-3B Doubled Date & Stars, Die Gouge O
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-4 Dot Below Right Wing,Doubled Date & Stars, Scribbling Die Scratches
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-4A Dot Below Right Wing, Scribbling Die Scratches, Die Break D
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-5 Doubled Date & Stars, Doubled Lower Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-5A Doubled Date & Stars, Doubled Lower Reverse, Shallow Denticles
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-6 Doubled Stars & Motto, Doubled Upper Reverse, Scribbling Die Scratches
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-6A Die Gouge BU of PLURIBUS (Hit List 40 Morgan Vam)Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpgpcgsvam.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-6B Die Gouge BU of PLURIBUS, Missing mint mark (Hit List 40 Morgan Vam)pcgsvam.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-7 Wart Nose Die Gouge, Scribbling Die Scratches
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-8 Doubled Date Left Side
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-9 Doubled Profile & Left Stars
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-9A Doubled Profile & Left Stars, Missing S
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-9B Doubled Profile & Left Stars, Die File Lines Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-10 Doubled Right Stars, Polished Obverse & Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-11 Tripled Left Stars, Doubled Date, Right Stars & Right Reverse, Scribbling Die Scratches
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-11A Tripled Left Stars, Doubled Date, Rt Stars & Rt Reverse, Polished Obverse & Reverse Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-12 Doubled Reverse Legend
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-13 Doubled AMERICA
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-13A Doubled AMERICA, Die Breaks Wreath, Die File Lines
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-14 Tripled Right Stars, Doubled Reverse Legend
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-15 Doubled STATES OF
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-15A (Old VAM-1M1) Die Break Lower Loop of Second S in States, Scribbling Die Scratches
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-15B (Old VAM-1M2) Die Break Lower Loop of Second S in States, Scribbling Die Scratches Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-15C (VAM-1M3) Die Break Lower Loop of Second S in States, Die File Lines Reverse, Scribbling Die Scratches
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-15D (Previously VAM-15A) Doubled STATES OF, Polished Reverse, Clashed Obverse n & s
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-15E Die Break S, Clashed Obv I & ust, Rev. M Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-15F Doubled STATES OF, Die Break S, Clashed Obverse In & S Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-16 Doubled Left Stars and Date
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-17 Tripled Left Stars and Date, Doubled Right Stars
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-18 Doubled Reverse Legend Top
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-18A Doubled Reverse Legend Top, Die File Lines Obverse and Reverse Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-19 Concave Obverse Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-20 Doubled Left Stars and Reverse Top Legend, Scribbling Die Scratches-
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-21 Doubled Date, Stars and Motto
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-21A Doubled Date, Stars and Motto, Die File Lines Reverse Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-21C Doubled Date, Stars and Motto, Die File Lines Obverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-22 Doubled Date,Right Stars,Tripled AMERICA
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-22A Doubled Date,Right Stars,Tripled AMERICA, Die File Lines Right Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-22B Doubled Date,Right Stars,Tripled AMERICA,Die File Lines Right Reverse,Die Breaks D & AR
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-23 Tripled Left Stars, Doubled Date and Right Stars, Doubled Reverse To Center
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-24 Doubled Date, Stars and Right Reverse Legend
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-24A Doubled Date, Stars and Right Reverse Legend, Die File Lines Obverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-25 Tripled Left Stars, Doubled E PLURIBUS
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-26 Tripled Left Stars, Doubled Right Reverse
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-26A Tripled Left Stars, Doubled Right Reverse, Die Crack Through C in AMERCIA
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-27 Doubled & Tripled Stars, Die Scratches Reverse, Scribbling Die Scratches *Revised 2017* Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg 1921-S VAM-27A Doubled & Tripled Stars, Die Scratches Reverse, Scribbling Die Scratches, Dbl clash N *Revised 2017 *
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-28 Doubled Obv. Motto, Over Polished Wings
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-29 Doubled Obverse & Reverse Letters Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-29A Doubled Obv. & Rev., Clashed I & s, Die File Lines Obv. & Rev. (WOW! Morgan VAM)
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-29B Doubled Obverse, Reverse Letters, Clashed Obverse Double I
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-29C Doubled Obverse & Reverse Letters, Die File Lines Obverse & Reverse,Clashed I Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-30 Doubled Obverse and Reverse Letters, Small Bean-bottom 2nd S
camera.jpg1921-S VAM-31 Scribbling Die Scratches, Slightly Doubled Profile Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg

camera.jpg1921-S "VAM not assigned" varieties

List of Past Assignments
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1A (Eliminated, became VAM-6A)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1B6 Thorn Head Die Gouge, Die State 9, late die state with most gouges polished out (Hit List 40 and WOW!)Full-Coin_CAMERA-p-n(1)-horz.jpg
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1CY Un-reported
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1DB Un-reported
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1DC Un-reported
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1M (Eliminated, became Varieties of VAM-15)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1M1 (Became VAM-15A)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1M2 (Became VAM-15B)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1M3 (Became VAM-15C)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1N Goatee Chin Die Gouge, Clashed Obverse Double I (Became VAM-1N1)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1Q Die File Lines Obverse Periphery (Became VAM-1Q2)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1AA Die File Lines Left Obverse and Top Right Reverse (Became VAM-1AA3)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1AB Die File Lines Obverse, Die Gouge O (Became VAM-1AB2)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1AG Die File Lines Right Stars (Eliminated 2014. Became 1921-S VAM-29B)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1AH Die File Lines Reverse, Die Break Second S in STATES (Eliminated, became 1921-S VAM-15F)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1AP Clashed In & s (Became VAM-1AP1 & VAM-1AP2)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1AQ Die File Lines Reverse (Eliminated, became VAM-1M3)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1AR Scribbling Die Scratches #1 (became 1AR1)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1AT Scribbling Die Scratches #3 (Eliminated, same as VAM-1H)
VAM-Delisted.jpg 1921-S VAM-1AV Scribbling Die Scratches #5 (Eliminated)
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-1BG Scribbling Die Scratches #16 (Eliminated, became VAM-1Q1)
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1BZUn-reported
white_camera&Black_Border04112011.jpg1921-S VAM-1DC Un-reported
VAM-Delisted.jpg1921-S VAM-21B Doubled Date, Stars,and Motto, Double Clashed N, Die Scratch D (Eliminated see VAM-27A) Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg


Legend:
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Full-Coin_CAMERA.jpg Photos of full coin shown on page.
Full-Coin_CAMERA-REPLACE-PIX.jpg Full coin photo, needs to be replaced with better one.
VAM-Delisted.jpg VAM has been eliminated altogether or phased into another number.
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pcgsvam.jpg This VAM is recognized by PCGS.
ngcvam.jpg This VAM is recognized by NGC.

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