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1921-D VAM-1P I2R6 AW121317

Obverse: IV-1 Date is set in the Very Far position. Aggressive polish marks throughout Liberty's hair, the cotton bolls and LIBERTY. Die chip chip between 5 & 6 right stars.
  • Die crack from the left lower side of the first 1 in date to the denticles below the bust point. Die cracks between all numbers of date. Die crack from the base of the 2 to the denticles under the 9. Two cracks from the lower right side of the second 1; one crack to RS1, other crack to the denticles below RS1.
  • Die crack from the denticles above dot near the cap fold thru the S of PLURIBUS to the right wheat leaf at the cap.
  • Die crack from below the bust point to LS1 to the denticles below LS2-3. Short die crack on left side of LS2.
  • Die crack from right side of LS2 to/thru LS3-LS7.
  • Die crack from denticles above LS7 to top left side of E. Crack from right top side of E to field above the separator dot.
  • Die crack from denticles above dot separator to the left top of P in PLURIBUS. Weak crack from upper right side of P to field. Die crack from right upper side of B to denticles above U. Die crack from left upper serif of U to field.
  • Weak die cracks at the top of UN of UNUM. Large die crack from denticles between UM to the top and across the M ending in the field.
  • Die crack from the upper right side of M to RS6 that proceeds to the denticles between RS4-RS5. Short crack from the left of RS5 intersecting crack that runs to the denticles. Weak die crack at the left of RS4.
  • Die crack from field to the left of RS3. Die cracks between RS1-RS3.
Reverse D2a Mintmark centered and upright. Spike on the lower left side of O in ONE. Fine die scratches in various directions on over polished tail feathers around eagle's right leg and between eagle's left wing and body. U in trust U in Trust is "spiked" with a thin die gouge. Marker Diagonal die gouge between seventh and eighth outer feather from bottom of eagle's right wing.
  • Die cracks between ITED in UNITED with a tangent crack to the denticles above the E.
  • Heavy die crack with a break from top left of second T in STATES up to denticles. Weak die cracks between the tops of TATES OF.
  • Large crack from the denticles above the left wing tip running diagonally to the left side of the M. Die cracks between letters MERIC. Tangent crack from between ER to the denticles above the R. Small die break at top right of E in AMERICA and in the denticles above the left wing tip.
Comments: Lots of cool cracks on this coin.
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ANACS Certification 5106865
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Date and Mint Mark

1921-D VAM-1P AW121317
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Topic revision: r5 - 19 Dec 2017, AndyWoj00

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