1904-O VAM-33A Doubled UNITED & Left Wreath, Clashed Obverse In, Counter Clash Obv. Doubling
Discovered by John Roberts, October 2006.
Delisted became 1904-O VAM-35A
33A III21 · C3l (Doubled UNITED & Left Wreath, Clashed Obverse In, Counter Clash Obv. Doubling) (189) I-3 R-6
Obverse III21– Counter clash die marks with slightly doubled upper lip and back of Phrygian cap below ribbon.
After this stage was listed, has anyone seen a VAM-33 (28B) that didn't have this characteristic?
[Large Images below from Bowers & Merena Auctions]
Below are features found on the very late die stage of this variety, which is significantly rarer than the ordinary 33A, which is just scarce despite the R6 designation. In December 2008, this die state was assigned 1904-O VAM-33B.
PCGS MS64, PCGS MS63, PCGS MS65