1887-O VAM-5 Doubled Stars and Motto
Discovered by Maurice Dubreuil, January 1975.
This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.
5 III2 5 C3a (Doubled Stars and Motto) (181) I-5 R-5
Obverse III2 5 - A doubled die in the radial direction causing all stars and lettering to be doubled next to rim. Denticles are filled below and to the left of date. Die chips between loops of first 8 on left and second 8 on right.
1. 1887-O VAM-5 Doubled Stars. On this coin, the obverse stars are doubled toward the rim. This feature is subtle and unless you are looking specifically for the doubling, it is hard to notice.
2. Rim cud was assigned VAM-5A in 2009.
LVA Plate Photos:
The variety is frequently misattributed, even in certified holders. Care must be taken with any purported example. Several die markers will positively confirm a correct attribution.
Full Coin Photos
Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-5 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACS