1921-P VAM-25

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1921-P VAM-25 Infrequently Reeded, Doubled Jaw & Left Stars

Discovered by Jim Baxter, October 1978.
This coin is a Top 100 Morgan VAM.
25 (revised) IV 19 · D1a (Infrequently Reeded, Doubled Jaw & Left Stars, Scribbling Die Scratches) (157) I-3 R-4
Obverse IV 19 - Jaw, lips and nose top slightly doubled. All left stars and E-P slightly doubled and tripled towards rim.
Die marker- IR variety 2 with die polishing lines below hair curl on forehead.

Reverse D1a - Fine die scratches in various directions on over polished tail feathers around eagle’s right leg, between eagle's left wing and body and in middle of eagle's right wing.
Die marker - Horizontal die polishing lines between eagle's legs.
Edge - Infrequently reeded variety


  1. Most, but not all, coins from this die pair are VAM 25A, as the gouges develop early. The earliest die stage does not show the gouges and has somewhat reflective fields.

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Text and photos courtesy of Ash Harrison.
ASH 1921-P VAM-25.jpg
A filled die is known with the NE of ONE missing. (Cataloged as FD1 by Variety Slabbing Service)
Jb 21v25fd1.jpg

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