1925-P VAM-1T Shortened and Missing Reverse Rays

Revised by Michael Ash, November 2006, original VAM 5 discovery by David Close, October 1999.
This coin is a Top 50 Peace Dollar VAM.

1T II 1 · B2a (Shortened and Missing Reverse Rays) I-4 R-6
Reverse B2a– Heavy die file lines in left and right fields to remove die clash marks with shortened top three rays at eagle’s left wing, shortened two rays above D in DOLLAR and missing top ray below eagle’s tail feathers. Tear drop counter clash mark to right of eagle’s right shoulder from neck-hair junction initial clash mark from slight rotated reverse and double clash.

Comments: VAM-5 was eliminated, and became 1925-P VAM-1T

LVA Plate Photo:
1925-P_VAM-1T_Counterclash_Shoulder.jpg

Additional photos:
Polished reverse that has removed a ray from below the eagle's tail.
1925_vam5_a.jpg
Note the polishing lines above DOLLAR & slightly rotated reverse
1923p_vam5_d.jpg
It appears the polishing was done to remove some evidence of a major die clash. There are still clash marks on the
Above LA of DOLLAR.
1925p_vam5_h.jpg
Another clash can be seen next to the Eagle's shoulder:
1925p_vam5_i.jpg


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ja25P-V1T- short-rays-DO.jpgja25P-V1T- missing-ray.jpg



Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-1T Images© on loan to VAMworld courtesy SB_18_logo.png®
1925_RonH_VAM-1T_OBV_BM_04152011.jpg
1925_RonH_VAM-1T_REV_BM_04152011.jpg
2 full coin copyrighted© VAM-5 images below on loan to VAMworld courtesy of ©Heritage Auctions uploaded by oldcollectorcoins and attributed by ©PCGS
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Full coin copyrighted© VAM-1T images below on loan to VAMworld courtesy of John Austin click to enlarge.
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Price History:

1925 VAM-1T NGC MS65 eBay $315 1/17/2017
1925 VAM-1T NGC MS64 eBay $155 8/6/2016
1925 VAM-1T NGC MS63 eBay $129 2/23/2017
1925 VAM-1T ANACS AU58 eBay $62 4/6/2016


Condition Census:


3/2018
TPG
Variety
Designation
Total
0
1
2
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-1T
MS
126
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
3
10
1
2
16
36
40
15
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-1T
MS
92
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
6
17
1
6
17
33
16
0
0
0
0
0
0
SEGS
VAM-1T
MS
1
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
0
0
0
0
ICG
VAM-1T
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
0
VSS
VAM-1T
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
0
PCI
VAM-1T
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
0
NGC
VAM-1T
MS
106
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
5
0
4
16
31
34
12
1
0
0
0
0


Total
325

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