Discussion Thread Archive Page

VAMWorld has experienced a rapid growth between late 2007 and early 2009. The discussion board quickly jumped from 1,000 posts to 5,000 to 10,000, 20,000 and in February 2009, hit 30,000 posts. One of the concerns voiced by members was that some interesting and insightful threads may be lost in the shuffle. For that reason, this Discussion Thread Archive Page was created. Threads will be listed according to category to make searching easier.



Members are encouraged to add new threads to the archive as they are started.

VAMWorld Decorum (for the new members) http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/10153564



VAM Quizzes

Reverse E Quiz http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/4183169
Kilroy III - New Clashed E VAM Quiz http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/4892881
Hard Quiz about Die Markers http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/4178475
Medium Quiz about Die Markers http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/4172001
Easy Quiz about Die Markers http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/4170461
E Clash Vam Quiz - Find Kilroy http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/3701711
Another quiz to ponder http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/3902701



Discussions related to VAM Collecting

Coin dealer ethics & VAMmers http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/19529671
What Defines Us As VAMmers http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/18639885
How would you reinvent VAM collecting? http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/24598095
How do I take good full coin pictures? http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/57955150


Counterfeit Identification

Detecting Counterfeit 1889 CCs http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/9391004
Counterfeit!!! http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/6024293
Counterfeit Coins... http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/4932963
Which VAMs are Susceptible to Counterfeiting? http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/3474977
Links to PCGS and NGC Slab Type histories http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/BSTA/22761219


Attribution Tips

1878-S VAM 72 thread https://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/5120103
Clashed E Tutorial http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/9975448
'The Die is the Die' http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/8894968
Clashed E Tutorial http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/9975448
Pitting Causes Especially the 1897-P VAM-6A http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/22676917


General Interest

Surprisingly tough VAMs http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/8470776
Impaled Eagle (Purchase on Ebay, 2008) http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/7272341
What was the first 78-S VAM? http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/9942758
Date Rarities http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/19006199
Alternate Explanation for Denticle Impressions http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/18975859
Strike doubling on peace dollars http://vamworld.com/message/view/home/8647482
Die Gouge Investigation http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/19240237
Discussion of how O/S progression works http://www.vamworld.com/share/view/15461102



Just for fun

We're Under Attack! http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/8660000
What Makes VAMming Look Normal? http://www.vamworld.com/message/view/home/8801086