1904-O VAM-28A 052818

Characteristics are described with a degree of granularity intended for die identification more so than for die classification. A characteristic may not span the entire die progression. Thus, not all characteristics may be present in any one coin.

OBVERSE ATTRIBUTES: The G in the second word of the Reverse Motto, In God We Trust, can be seen exiting Lady Liberty's Neck Line. Marker: None.

REVERSE ATTRIBUTES: Doubling can be seen on the Reverse Legend, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, and the Reverse Motto. Later die states show a polishing of the Die. Marker: A horizontal Die file line can be seen below the letters LA in the second word of the Denomination, ONE DOLLAR.

  • This coin has all of the attributes associated with the VAM-28A and has been certified as a VAM-28A by ANACS.
  • Clash marks can be seen in the Field off the bottom third part of the Phryigian Cap in the Cap Vee area. These marks were created by the clashing of Right Laurel Wreath Clusters #1 and #2. The Right Laurel Wreath segment is located on the right of the Eagle.
  • Also seen in the Cap Vee is what appears to either a Die gouge or a Die chip.
  • Please note that this specimen shows a badly damaged left foot (please see Image 18p). It would appear that this damage was created after the coin was minted, Post Mint Damage (PMD). PMD is not a listable attribution as such damage is not of the Die.
  • Die file lines are seen in and around the area of the Bow (Please see Image 18q).

SPECIAL NOTE: The VAM-28A is nicknamed Trigger. The G transfer was produced not only by the clash event, but by die rotation as well. Trigger is the boldest G transfer Variety known and can be found in coins of Deep Mirror Proof Like (DMPL) condition.

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Full Coin

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Date and Mint Mark

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Attributed Features

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Comment: A transferred G is seen exiting Liberty's Neck Line (Arrowed). Comment: An Obverse Clash Line is seen exiting Liberty's Jaw (Arrowed). This line was created by the clashing of the Eagle's Right Wing.
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Comment: Doubled t and doubled F (Arrowed). Comment:
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Comment: The Reverse die marker is a single die file line, which is seen under the LA in DOLLAR (Arrowed). This die marker can be very faint, as was the case with this Morgan. Comment:
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General or Noted Features

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Comment: Comment: In the Field off the Cap Vee area of the Phrygian Cap, you can see clash marks (Arrowed). These marks were greated by the clashing of Right Laurel Wreath Clusters #1 and #2. The Laurel Wreath is found on the Reverse of the coin and are made up of Right and Left Laurel Wreath Segments. Each segment is made up of 5 Clusters with Cluster #1 at the top almost touching the Eagle's Wing and #5 at the bottom next to the Bow.
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Comment: The Cap Vee contains either a die gouge or a die chip (Arrowed). Comment:
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Comment: Partial "Bat-Wing" clash mark. This clash mark is not even seen when the coin in it's proper viewing position. This mark was created by the clashing of the Cap Vee area of the Phrygian Cap located on the Obverse side of the coin. Comment:
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Full Coin

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