1887-P VAM-2 7/6 Overdate
Discovered by Ted Clark, November 1971.
This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.
2 III2 2 C3a (7/6) (189) I-5 R-4
Obverse III2 2 - 7 repunched over 6 in date. The bottom loop of the 6 shows as a long curved line starting up slightly from the lower right bottom of the 7 and extending upwards one-third the digit height. On the left side of the stem, a short spike slants upwards at a point one-third the way up on the stem height. A short vertical spike shows at the very top of the 7 crossbar in the middle. A short spike also slants upwards from the middle right side of the crossbar.
1. 1887 VAM-2 7/6 overdate. This variety is one of the Morgan VAMs recognized and priced in the Red Book, crossing over into many mainstream collections. If you examine the last digit of the date, a 7, the remnants of a 6 can be seen to the lower right.
2. Horizontal scratch in front of the eye as a Pick Up Point from Vampicker. See additional photos below
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