1886-S VAM-2 S/S Repunched Mint Mark
Discovered by Bill Fivaz, July 1972. Revised 2015.
This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.
2 (revised) III2 1 C3b (S/S) (187) I-2 R-4
Obverse III2 1 - EDS shows die chips across inside of 6 top loop. Die later polished removing die chips in 6.
Die marker - Faint vertical polishing lines and tiny die chips at left end of cap ribbon.
Reverse C3b - Doubled IV S mint mark tilted left with thin vertical line to right of top serif and short vertical bar at top left of lower serif.
Die marker - Some faint diagonal polishing lines and roughness in eagle's wing-neck gap.
1. 1886-S VAM-2 has a repunched mintmark. A small portion of the S can be seen in front of the upper right serif as well as through the notched lower serif on the S.
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