1887-P VAM-1

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1887-P VAM-1 Normal Die

2015 Die #2 Discovery Nathaniel Mailliard *
1 III2 1 - C3a (Normal Die) (190) I-1 R-1
Obverse III2 1 - Normal die of III3 type. Some specimen show die chips between loops of 8's in various combinations.
Reverse C3a - Normal die of C3 type.

Comments:
1. Since VAM numbers are assigned by die classification, and not just by die pairing, multiple die pairings "DO" exist.
2. VAM-1 existence is inconclusive and may be a duplicate of another already listed VAM, several 1887 varieties show die chips in one or both 8'S
3. LVA will label coins VAM-1 to any 1887 that doesn't show any doubling, die breaks, etc (perfect die)
4. As you can see there are now two VAM-1 and they are spaced with Die #1 and Die #2

Threads:
1. VAM-1 Die #2 [[1]]

LVA Plate Photo:

Additional Photos:

1st specimen:
Six photos below from a coin LVA labeled a VAM-1 Die #1 , November 2010. It has a die chip from NI of UNITED and die crack thru date
1887-P VAM-1 5 DEC 2010 001.JPG 1887-P VAM-1 5 DEC 2010 002.JPG

1887-P VAM-1 5 DEC 2010 003.JPG 1887-P VAM-1 5 DEC 2010 004.JPG

1887-P VAM-1 5 DEC 2010 006.JPG 1887-P VAM-1 5 DEC 2010 008.JPG
2nd specimen: From LVA submittal and labeled VAM-1 Die #2 in 2015 by Nathaniel Mailliard aka Metalencephalon
Nathaniel Mailliard-1887P-Vx-08032015-1-Tiled.jpg

Full Coin Photos

Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-1 Die #2' Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY DISCOVERER 'Nathaniel Mailliard
"In memoriam Nate Mailliard, devoted VAM enthusiast who passed too young at 30"

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