Elite 30 Peace, Published on Feb 4, 2013 by Dr. David Close, Numismatic author and researcher. A new book featuring 30 of the most significant Peace dollar varieties has been written. See examples of each of these new findings and what diagnostics to look for in this specialized area of numismatics.
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Notice: The Elite 30 List for collection is very new and prior to its publication few of these varieties had been submitted for TPG attribution.
While the top population coins have been initially identified, the true population and rarity of many of these varieties will only be established if these varieties are actively sought by other collectors and submitted for attribution or recorded in the SSDC Registry.
Current census data should not be used to infer rarity.

Slot
Variety
Description
1.
1921-P VAM-1A
Die Break Reverse Right Field
2.
1921-P VAM-1F
Matte Proof Dies with Polishing Lines
3.
1921-P VAM-1H
Satin Proof Dies with Polishing Lines
4.
1922-P VAM-1E
Slanted Die Gouge Between IB

1922-P VAM-2L
Slanted Die Gouge Between IB
5.
1922-P VAM-17
Doubled Wing Edge and Lower Reverse

1922-P VAM-17A
Doubled Wing Edge & Lower Reverse, Die Break Neck
6.
1922-D VAM-1M
Retained Cud Below 1
7.
1922-D VAM-2A
Die Break in Hair Bun
8.
1922-D VAM-14A
Doubled Tiara Rays, Die Breaks Left of 1 & U
9.
1922-S VAM-2X
Rim Cud at UN
10.
1922-S VAM-5A
Doubled Eagle's Neck & Wing, Missing Reverse Rays
11.
1922-S VAM-10
Die File Lines Reverse with Extra Ray
12.
1923-P VAM-1G
Die Gouge in Rays & Below O
13.
1923-P VAM-1V
Two Die Breaks in Hair
14.
1923-P VAM-1AA
Die Break Hair Lower Rear #1
15.
1923-P VAM-1AB2
Die Break Hair Lower Rear #2
16.
1923-P VAM-8
Doubled RTY and Back of Hair
17.
1923-D VAM-1E1
Die Breaks Hair Bun & Hair Strand
18.
1923-D VAM-1H
Pony Tail Die Break
19.
1923-D VAM-1AZ
Cud at MERI
20.
1923-S VAM-1I
Die Break UNIT, Widely Spaced Double Spikes Eagle's Shoulder
21.
1923-S VAM-1W
Die Break Above Rear of Headband
22.
1924-P VAM-1D
"E" on Reverse

1924-P VAM-1BB
"E" on Reverse
23.
1924-P VAM-1G
Die Break Near Top of Right Wing
24.
1924-P VAM-1H1
Die Break in Hair Over Ear

1924-P VAM-1H2
Die Break in Hair Over Ear, Reverse Die File Lines
25.
1924-P VAM-1AA
Broken Jaw Die Break
26.
1924-P VAM-11A
Double Middle Olive Branch, Die Break Middle of Wing
27.
1926-P VAM-1A
Die Break Edge of Eagle's Wing
28.
1926-D VAM-1B
Die Breaks Lower Middle of Hair
29.
1926-S VAM-3B
Medium High S, Die File Lines Left Obverse

1926-S VAM-3D
Medium High S, Die File Lines Obverse #2
30.
1934-P VAM-1A
Die Scratch Obverse






Elite 30 Peace VAMs Population Project

10/10/12
This is the list of the Elite 30 Peace VAMs and we need the help of the VAM collecting community to put together the top population of these coins.
If you have a coin that is in the Top 5 examples of each of these listed VAMs, please edit the listing and move the rest down. If the list exceeds 5 just let it get longer. We will pare the list when done. IMPORTANT: We are asking that you complete this by October 22, 2012. Thanks very much for your help.

Variety
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1921-P VAM-1A
PCGS 66
PCGS 66
PCGS 65
PCGS 65
PCGS 65
1921-P VAM-1F
PCGS 65
PCGS 65
PCGS 65
PCGS 65
PCGS 64 (dp)
1921-P VAM-1H
NGC 67
NGC 66
PCGS 65
NGC 65
NGC 65
1922-P VAM-1E
SEGS 61 (dp)
SEGS 61



1922-P VAM-2L
SEGS 63
PCGS 62
ANACS 62
ANACS 61
SEGS 53 (dp)
1922-P VAM-17
SEGS 64
NGC 63
NGC 63
SEGS 63
SEGS 63
1922-P VAM-17A
PCGS 63




1922-D VAM-1M
PCGS 62
ANACS 61
ANACS 53
ANACS 45 details

1922-D VAM-2A
SEGS 62
ANACS 55
ANACS 55
PCGS 53
PCGS 45
1922-D VAM-14A
VSS 45
ANACS 40
VSS 30


1922-S VAM-2X
PCGS 63 (dp)




1922-S VAM-5A
PCGS 64
SEGS 64
NGC 63
PCGS 62

1922-S VAM-10
PCGS 65
PCGS 65
NGC 64
PCGS 63
PCGS 63
1923-P VAM-1G
PCGS 65
PCGS 64
ICG 64
SEGS 64
PCGS 63
1923-P VAM-1V
NGC 66
PCGS 65
PCGS 65
PCGS 65
NGC 65
1923-P VAM-1AA
NGC 66
NGC 64 (dp)
NGC 64
ANACS 64
ANACS 63
1923-P VAM-1AB
NGC 64
ANACS 64 (dp)
SEGS 64
PCI 64 VLDS
ANACS 63
1923-P VAM-8
NGC 65
PCI 64
NGC 63
NGC 63
SEGS 63 (dp)
1923-D VAM-1E1
PCGS 63
NGC 63
ANACS 63
PCGS 63 LDS
ANACS 62
1923-D VAM-1H
PCGS 64
NGC 63
ANACS 62
SEGS 61 (dp)
ANACS 58
1923-D VAM-1AZ
SEGS 58
ANACS 12 det. (dp)



1923-S VAM-1I
NGC 63
ANACS 45 (dp)



1923-S VAM-1W
NGC 63 (dp)




1924-P VAM-1D
NGC 64
SEGS 63 (dp)



1924-P VAM-1BB
ANACS 63 (dp)




1924-P VAM-1G
PCGS 65
NGC 64
ANACS 61
SEGS 61

1924-P VAM-1H
NGC 65
SEGS 65
ANACS 64
ANACS 63
VSS 53
1924-P VAM-1AA
PCGS 64 (dp)
PCGS 63



1924-P VAM-11A
ANACS 62
ANACS 62
PCGS 62
SEGS 58 (dp)
ANACS 55
1926-P VAM-1A
NGC 65
PCGS 64
PCGS 63
PCGS 63
PCGS 63
1926-D VAM-1B
PCGS 40
PCGS 35
ANACS 40 details


1926-S VAM-3B
PCGS 64 (dp)
PCGS 63
ANACS 63


1926-S VAM-3D
NGC 62
SEGS 62
ANACS 58 (dp)


1934-P VAM-1A
PCGS 66
PCGS 65
PCGS 65
SEGS 65 (dp)
PCGS 65