1927-S VAM-3 Doubled Leaves

Discovered by Jeff Oxman, February 1998.
This coin is a Top 50 Peace Dollar VAM.

3 II 1 · B2c (Doubled Leaves) I-3 R-4
Obverse II1 - Diagonal die gouge at top right of designer's initials. Also on VAM-1J.
Reverse B2c - Doubled bottom edges of upper olive leaves and slightly doubled rear edge of leg feathers.

Comments:
1- VAM-5 also has a doubled reverse, but doubling is not as strong as VAM 3.
2- EDS of obverse die was first paired with a normal reverse die - 1927-S VAM-1J

No LVA Plate Photo:

Additional photos:
1927-S_VAM_3_Photo_1.jpg

Obverse die marker is an oblique die gouge in the DI.
DKC1927S_VAM_3_DGO.jpg

Colwillys_1927_S_2289.jpg
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Colwillys_1927_S_2291.jpg

2 full coin copyrighted© VAM-3 images below on loan to VAMworld courtesy of ©Heritage Auctions ha27S-3-obv.jpg
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Price History:


PCGS MS65 Heritage $4,265 1/9/2015

PCGS MS64 Heritage $969.38 4/24/2015

PCGS MS63 Heritage $587.50 7/10/2016
PCGS MS63 eBay $449.44 12/24/2015
PCGS MS63 Heritage $517 3/1/2015


Condition Census:

7/2016
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-3
MS
49
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
3
1
2
0
0
9
9
20
2
0
0
0
0
0
ANACS
VAM-3
MS
41
0
0
0
0
1
4
5
7
2
2
3
0
3
6
5
2
1
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
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
VSS
VAM-
MS

0
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
0
NGC
VAM-3
MS
21
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
2
1
0
1
7
4
3
0
0
0
0
0
0


Total
111



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