1890-S VAM-2A S/S Left, Doubled Ear Inside
Discovery 2016 by John Higginbotham
2A III2 9 - C3b (S/S Left, Doubled Ear Inside) (190)
Obverse III2 9 - 89 MPD polished away. Doubled ear at left and right inside from die polishing. Die marker of vertical polishing line to right of right wheat leaf remains.
Reverse C3b - Re-punched IV S mint mark remains. Polished reverse with die scratches in eagle's wing-neck gap polished away with only couple of raised dots remaining. Diagonal lines and long horizontal polishing line at eagle's left leg in upper tail feathers remain but weakened.
- Emission Sequence
- This EXACT reverse is shared with 1890-S VAM-2, 1890-S VAM-2A, 1890-S VAM-2B and 1890-S VAM-29. VAMs 2B and 29 are later die state reverses and have a die break across the eagle's left wing.
LVA Plate Photos:
Here is the D shaped void comps for the obverse- The V29 has almost the exact date placement but clearly a different die
Full Coin Photos
Large Full Coin Photos of VAM-2A courtesy of Heritage and Attributed by TMANHG