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gsstanford
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I'm new

Post by gsstanford » Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:14 am

Hi,
I'm new to the world of "VAM" so I have a lot of questions.
In going through my coins I found a VAM (1902-O VAM21A),and according to PCGS it is not a recognized for certification.
I can't find any information on the value. This is a common date with a rare variety.
Now What?

VamHelsing
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Post by VamHelsing » Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:23 am

PCGS and NGC will only attribute the major VAMs (T100, hot 50, elite 30, etc) ANACS
will attribute all Morgan and Peace VAMs. This coin is worth common money, not a highly desired VAM IMO.
Welcome to the site!

gsstanford
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Re: I'm new

Post by gsstanford » Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:29 am

Thanks for the info. The search is on.
I have been collecting for years and this has just brought new interest to the coins I have been looking at for years.

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impairedsquirrel
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Re: I'm new

Post by impairedsquirrel » Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:02 am

You're screwed. Are you currently married? :lol: :?
I go totally NUTS for WOW! VAMs!! Or is that from WOW! VAMs?

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Post by PacificWR » Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:03 am

Welcome aboard.

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Post by jgrinz » Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:15 am

impairedsquirrel wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:02 am
You're screwed. Are you currently married? :lol: :?
That's funny right there ...
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Post by JohnGoldsmith » Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:21 am

jgrinz wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:15 am
impairedsquirrel wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:02 am
You're screwed. Are you currently married? :lol: :?
That's funny right there ...
Rodents are funny another way as well.
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colwillys
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Re: I'm new

Post by colwillys » Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:58 pm

Have you lost your mind . Now keep having FUN . WTG . Now you are hooked .. Peace dollars look good .
Welcome to the Vam family .

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Post by collectinsince65 » Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:16 pm

Welcome
Tons of knowledge from the guys on here!!

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Post by messydesk » Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:23 pm

gsstanford wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:29 am
Thanks for the info. The search is on.
I have been collecting for years and this has just brought new interest to the coins I have been looking at for years.
Welcome, and congratulations on discovering new interest in coins you already have. You'll find some neat stuff, some mundane stuff, and some stuff that isn't what you think it is. We'll help when you want it. Realize that most VAMs carry no premium, but a few carry large ones. Some dates are more fun than others to attribute -- I like anything from 1878. Take a look at the Top 100 for a look at the first attempt in 1996 to focus collectors on 100 rare and/or interesting varieties out of the thousands in the VAM catalog. Other similar lists followed due to its popularity.
Welcome to the VAMWorld 2.0 discussion boards. R.I.P. old VAMWorld.

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Post by JASONKFLO » Fri Sep 18, 2020 2:58 pm

One thing I love about VAMs on Morgan’s is it’s a way to have something a little different wether it is rare or not for me it’s cool to have coins with die cracks and die breaks , clashed letters etc . That is what hooked me. I am constantly learning from all the great knowledge on here and I can waste ( well spend ) a ton of time surfing eBay , auctions and coin stores looking for unusual coins to buy
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Post by bob259 » Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:18 pm

Go to Attribution 101 for some great information. Welcome aboard!

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Post by dave700x » Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:36 pm

For me VAMs is an excuse for my hoarding tendencies. Welcome to the fun!!! :D
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Post by davidkclose » Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:46 am

Welcome aboard!! I do Peace dollars because it is "the road less traveled", and when I started was largely unexplored for varieties. There are still plenty of good coins out there, so enjoy the hunt! Feel free to ask questions, we are happy to help.

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Re: I'm new

Post by CascadeChris » Sat Sep 19, 2020 3:30 am

Welcome aboard. You will be assimilated, resistance is now futile!...

Just roll with it and most especially HAVE FUN WITH IT. If you get frustrated post questions and pics here. Nomatter how "stupid" you think the Q may be. Boy do I wish I could go back to the early days. It was sooo much fun. You're in for an awesome ride..

Buckle up, dig in and you'll adapt in no time! 😎

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Re: I'm new

Post by vamsterdam » Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:45 pm

welcome to the nuthouse! read, learn and explore the site. find out what kind of vams interest you, then learn more about them. then go looking.

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Re: I'm new

Post by shortnock » Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:55 pm

Welcome to the addiction.
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