1887-P VAM-12A

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1887-P VAM-12A Dbld LIBERTY, Alligator Eye, Clashed Obverse Die st

Discovered by Mark Kimpton, September 2003.
This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM
12A III212 · C3a (Dbld LIBERTY, Alligator Eye, Clashed Obverse Die st) (190) I-3 R-5
Obverse III212– Clashed die with partial incuse st of Trust from reverse showing in right hair vee of lower hair edge. Late die states have st removed from additional clashing and with plateau die crack. Faint clashed n tick at neck on some specimens.

1. VAM 12/12A is the same die ,same die scratches,etc the difference between them is, the vam 12A is clashed , so if you see strong clashing on your alligator eye vam ,you can presume you have a vam 12A


LVA Plate Photos

1887-P VAM 12 Alligator Eye.jpg1887-P VAM 12 Dbld LIBERTY.jpg 1887-P VAM-12A Clashed st.jpg

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Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-12A Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] The-Scott-Hamilton.jpg

From Heritage's auction archives another plateau die crack (LDS) [#2 here] [#5 here] [#1 here] [#5 here] [#17 here]
PCGS labels only VAM-12 - 12A numbers from SSDC Registry