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by LateDateMorganGuy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1881-O Die Pairing Question
Replies: 28
Views: 4551

Re: 1881-O Die Pairing Question

Okay, you are right and I am wrong. Sorry to offer an opinion and try to keep a duplicate listing from occurring.
by LateDateMorganGuy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1881-O Die Pairing Question
Replies: 28
Views: 4551

Re: 1881-O Die Pairing Question

CascadeChris wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:19 am
I would send it now and just pay the $15 for 1. Sucks when you delay sending and someone else happens to find one and sends it to him before you do.
Beg your pardon.
by LateDateMorganGuy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1881-O Die Pairing Question
Replies: 28
Views: 4551

Re: 1881-O Die Pairing Question

I wouldn't be so quick to declare "road trip" as what seems to be happening here and has happened in the past. I would respect the time and energy that Hawkeye has put into the 81-O series and give him time to look into this to respond. While the fact that JB doesn't recognize it is important, but H...
by LateDateMorganGuy
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Back from LVA yesterday.
Replies: 24
Views: 4117

Re: Back from LVA yesterday.

Discovery coins are always a smile in a box. Just a comment however, the 1902-O VAM-45 Die #14 is a duplicate of the VAM-45 Die #1 EDS. The die pair is difficult to ID because it is very plain jane. It fools me sometimes. Besides all the stuff Leroy mentions, there is a very slight vertical die scra...
by LateDateMorganGuy
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: A Super CD list question..
Replies: 12
Views: 2413

Re: A Super CD list question..

If I am not mistaken, protocol in this situation is that the creator(s) of the Lists make the call whether to add a different die pair with the money side of the coin as one die to the list. Maybe I am wrong, but the example I use is the 1902-O VAM-43. When it was listed, only one die pair was known...
by LateDateMorganGuy
Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: I FINISHED the Kimpton 12 set
Replies: 31
Views: 4931

Re: I FINISHED the Kimpton 12 set

Congrats Lee. That last hole in the K12 set is a tuffy. I showed Jeff Oxman one at a FUN Show and I got two "Oh YEAHs" from him, one from the obverse and one from the reverse, and a smile from ear to ear.
by LateDateMorganGuy
Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1892-S Crackers
Replies: 4
Views: 1071

Re: 1892-S Crackers

Sorry, should have been clear. Not my coin. Just auction photos that I thought were interesting since some folks really like crackers. My pocketbook can't support buying this type of coin in this grade.
by LateDateMorganGuy
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1892-S Crackers
Replies: 4
Views: 1071

Re: 1892-S Crackers

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by LateDateMorganGuy
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1892-S Crackers
Replies: 4
Views: 1071

1892-S Crackers

This is a cracked up VAM-5.
by LateDateMorganGuy
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1892-S VAM-8 Hit List 40 Obverse
Replies: 9
Views: 2035

Re: 1892-S VAM-8 Hit List 40 Obverse

The scratches in and outside the ear are on all examples of this obverse die that I have seen. They do get weaker and more subtle with die wear. Given the nature of the "one & done" tripled hair curls, I don't think they add anything to the description or PUPs IMHO.
by LateDateMorganGuy
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1892-S VAM-8 Hit List 40 Obverse
Replies: 9
Views: 2035

Re: 1892-S VAM-8 Hit List 40 Obverse

Yeah, one never knows what Leroy would do in a situation like this. I do agree that higher grade examples would be better to send in, if anything is sent in at all. The obverse is the money side of the coin after all.
by LateDateMorganGuy
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1892-S VAM-8 Hit List 40 Obverse
Replies: 9
Views: 2035

Re: 1892-S VAM-8 Hit List 40 Obverse

John, the VNA designation is a placeholder for "VAM Not Assigned". What you show for your VNA-13 example looks solid. My point was that the tripled hair curl obverse die was used with two different reverse dies. One of them is unlisted, however both reverse dies have mint mark placements that could ...
by LateDateMorganGuy
Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1892-S VAM-8 Hit List 40 Obverse
Replies: 9
Views: 2035

1892-S VAM-8 Hit List 40 Obverse

The 1892-S VAM-8 Hit List 40 coin actually was used with two different reverse dies. I guess both die marriages would be Hit List 40 coins.
1892-S VAM-8 and VNA-13 Comparison.jpg
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by LateDateMorganGuy
Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1892-S VAM-2 Top 100 Reverse Dies
Replies: 0
Views: 493

1892-S VAM-2 Top 100 Reverse Dies

Likely not mind-blowing, but the VAM-2 obverse die was married to three different reverse dies, not two as currently documented. The third use of the obverse die is pretty devoid of the doubled date, so I would surmise that it would not be listed as a Top 100 coin unlike the VAM-2 and VAM-7. Photo C...
by LateDateMorganGuy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: 98O/V4A, 04O/V28A,040/V33A MORGANS
Replies: 5
Views: 1417

Re: 98O/V4A, 04O/V28A,040/V33A MORGANS

I assume you both know the 1904-O V33A doesn't exist.
by LateDateMorganGuy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Which 1892-S is this? **UPDATED IN NEW POST**
Replies: 28
Views: 5944

Re: Which 1892-S is this?

Yeah, I have seen several examples of this die pair on auction photo sites. There is a much LDS than yours out there. But that being said, you could have a die state of VAM-9. Have you stared at that one?
by LateDateMorganGuy
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Which 1892-S is this? **UPDATED IN NEW POST**
Replies: 28
Views: 5944

Re: Which 1892-S is this?

Dennis, the reverse die was used first in the VAM-3 die marriage, and then ended up with a new obverse die to create the die marriage you have. It looks like the reverse die was polished prior to the new marriage. Is the obverse die also polished? I have not found a VAM-3 yet with the chip at the re...
by LateDateMorganGuy
Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Which 1892-S is this? **UPDATED IN NEW POST**
Replies: 28
Views: 5944

Re: Which 1892-S is this?

Normal date, mint mark centered & upright (within tolerance). If it was mine, I would put a VAM-1 sticker on it. The slightly slanted date might get LVA's attention, but I am not sure of his "tolerance" for this type of thing.
by LateDateMorganGuy
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1921-P VAM-3FF in SSDC
Replies: 10
Views: 2430

Re: 1921-P VAM-3FF in SSDC

Lee, from my experience, folks attribute a coin as a certain VAM, enter it into the Registry, then forget about it. They do not check attributions that change over time and correct their Registry listings. Hence why red-haired step-children remain listed. I have tried to post announcements in this s...
by LateDateMorganGuy
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1900 P Adjustment Strike?
Replies: 7
Views: 1777

Re: 1900 P Adjustment Strike?

ex-belt buckle?