1926-P VAM-2 Doubled Lower Reverse

Discovered by Jeff Oxman, May 1991.Revised 2010.

This coin is a Top 50 Peace Dollar VAM.

2(revised) II 1 - B2b (Doubled Olive Branches) I-3 R-4
Obverse II 1 -Die 1 - Die marker - Horizontal die crack at base of Liberty head neck.
Die 2 - Die marker- Tiny thread-like impression in tiara band below last ray. Some specimens exhibit lite die file lines around date, TRVST, BER & TY.
Reverse B2b - Doubled olive branches and leaves on left side, rear feathers of eagle's legs, ray's below tail feathers and rays below ONE on left side.

Comments:

LVA Plate Photos.
1926-P_VAM-2_DieFileLinesTRVST.jpg1926-P_VAM-2_ThreadLikeImpression.jpg
1926-P_VAM-2_DoubledOliveLeavesAndBranches.jpgKER_1926_P_VAM2_3.jpg.jpg

Additional photos
VAM-2 has a strongly doubled lower reverse:
1926p_vam2.jpg ben-1926rev.jpg

The rays below ONE are a different story, as only the ray clipping the bottom of "E" seems to be doubled. A couple of the rays above ONE also seem to have doubling.
ben-1926one.jpg ben-1926one2.jpg

Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-2 Die #1 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©Heritage Auctions
1926_RonH_VAM-2_Die#1_OBV_01082013.jpg
1926_RonH_VAM-2_Die#1_REV_01082013.jpg
Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-2 Die #2 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy
©Heritage Auctions
1926_RonH_VAM-2 Die#1_OBV_01062013.jpg
1926_RonH_VAM-2 Die#1_REV_01062013.jpg

Auction Archive:
Heritage Auction Archive 2013

Price History:
1926-P VAM-2 PCGS MS65 $446.50 Heritage 12/20/2016
1926-P VAM-2 PCGS MS65 $423 Heritage 7/10/2016

1926-P VAM-2 PCGS MS64 $114 Heritage 10/11/2016
1926-P VAM-2 PCGS MS64 $129.25 Heritage 9/4/2016
1926-P VAM-2 NGC MS64 $119 Heritage 8/9/2016
1926-P VAM-2 PCGS MS64 $140.63 VAMquest 4/2007
1926-P VAM-2 ANACS MS64 $168.75 VAMquest 2/2007

1926-P VAM-2 PCGS MS63 $68 Heritage 10/5/2014

1926-P VAM-2 PCGS MS62 eBay $52 12/20/2016
1926-P VAM-2 ICG MS62 eBay $42 10/23/2016
1926-P VAM-2 PCGS MS62 eBay $89.99 04/29/08

Condition Census: 8/2013
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-2
MS
172
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
5
6
0
1
24
36
70
20
8
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-2
MS
361
0
0
0
0
0
1
8
5
15
39
24
25
66
104
60
13
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS DIE 2
VAM-2
MS
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SEGS
VAM-2
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ICG
VAM-2
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
VSS
VAM-2
MS

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
PCI
VAM-2
MS
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
NGC
VAM-2
MS
166
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
5
6
4
7
18
54
60
10
0
0
0
0
0


Total
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