Silver Dye Photography 2015 - 2016

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Featured Coin for March 2017: 1883-O VAM-1C2 I3R7 Buffed Reverse, Clashed M, Double Clashed Reverse.
Estimated Grade by RMG: XX-00
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1883-O VNC-4 I3R4 - January to February 2017

Featured Coin for January and February 2017: 1883-O VNC-4(A) I3R4 Doubled 1, Left 8, and 3. Metal Below Date. Repunched Mint Mark. Double Clashed.
The lower inside wall of the ear is doubled. Beveling at the cap V, cap top, and profile indicates that this die had a previous life. A planchet defect may account for the striations at the chin, neck. and lower right stars. Possibly a double clashed n along the neckline. The initial punch is more centered than the final mint mark. Must have been a Friday. Possibly a clashed designer initial M above d of God.
Estimated Grade by RMG: MS-63
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1883-O VNA-57 I2R5 - December 2016

Silver Dye Photography Featured Coin for December 2016: 1883-O VNC-57 I2R5 Doubled 1, Slightly Doubled Ear, Beveled Tail Feathers
Estimated Grade by RMG - MS-64+
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1883-O VNA-11 IXRX - November 2016

1883-O VNA-11 IXRX Threadlike Impression on Forehead
Estimated Grade by RMG - MS-64
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1883-O VNC-1D I2R6 - October 2016

1883-O VNC-1D I2R6 Denticle Markings Along PLURIBUS
Estimated Grade by RMG - MS-63
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1884-O VNC-37A2 I3R6 - September 2016

1884-O VNC-37A2 (V)LDS I3R6 - Coin 1816
Estimated Grade by RMG - NGC
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1883-O VNC-15/38 I2R3 - August 2016

1883-O VNC-15/38 I2R3 (Later Die State - Cracked Left Wing Tip) - Coin 4606
Estimated Grade by RMG - MS-61+
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1883-O VNC-15/38 I2R3 - Animated Overlays
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1883-O VNC-44A(B) I2R6 - July 2016

1883-O VNC-44A(B) I2R6 - Coin 4459
Estimated Grade by RMG - MS-63
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1898-O VNA Series - June 2016

From the 1898-O VNA Series - Mystery Coin (VAM-16?)
Estimated Grade by RMG - MS-63+
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1898-O VNA Series - May 2016

From the 1898-O VNA Series - Die Pair may be Rare.
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Estimated Grade by RMG - MS 64+
Obverse: Date set at 2.25 denticles from the bust point (left side of normal). Slight doubling of the date with a closed 9. Doubled profile. Slightly doubled text stop. Vertical scratch on bridge of nose extends from the upper eyelid to the level of the lower eyelid. Vertical gouge inside of ear. Horizontal gouge in the D-void. Reverse: Mint mark set centered, high, and upright. Possible repunched mint mark to the left of the left side of the outside loop and to the left of the right side of the inside loop.
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1883-O VNC-09 I2R4 - February - April 2016

1883-O VNC-09 A6: Second 8 set high. Repunched Mint Mark Showing at Top of Inside Loop.
1883O V09 0480 5749 5000 8B Obv LFCP.jpg 1883O V09 0480 5756 5000 8B Rev LFCP.jpg
Estimated Grade by RMG - MS 64+
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1883-O VNC-47 I2R5 - January 2016

1883-O VNC-47 A7: Doubled Inside Ear with Die Chip; Cracks with Die Breaks at UNITED; Mint Mark Set Center and Tilted Left.
1883O V47 5457 Obv 6123 5000 LFCP.jpg 1883O V47 5457 Rev 6151 5000 LFCP.jpg
Estimated Grade by RMG - MS 62
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1883-O VNC-10 I2R3 - December 2015

1883-O VNC-10 (Liberty Wounded) A5: Second 8 Set High; Repunched Mint Mark; Mint Mark Set Center and Tilted Left; Heavy Lines in D-Void.
1883O V10 I2R3 2340e Obv 5980 5000 360P 8B AdRGB98 SH5010 LFCP.jpg 1883O V10 2340e Rev 5992a 5000 LFCP.jpg
Estimated Grade by RMG - MS 62+
Obverse: Second 8 Set High, slanted date, beveled denticles, horizontal lines in D void, tiny gouge right foot of R of LIBERTY, micro-crack between RS6 and M, doubled M of UNUM. Reverse: Repunched Mint Mark, Mint Mark set center and tilted left, beveled denticles, tiny gouge above left "elbow", tiny gouge at apex of left leg triangle, polished left wing base and thigh (V52), polished base outer left wing feather 7-9 from bottom, micro-crack from LW1 to right wing, vertical line extends down from right wing tip.
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1883-O VNC-26 I3R4 - November 2015

1883-O VNC-26 #4841A
1883-O VNC-26 A7; Doubled 18-3: Mint Mark Set Left, High, and Tilted Left; Overlapped Reeds at 6:00.
1883O V26 4841a Obv 5131 5000 LFCP.jpg 1883O V26 4841a Rev 5136 5000 LFCP.jpg
Estimated Grade by RMG - MS 64
1883-O VNC-26 #4841B
1883O V26 4841b Obv 5142 5000 LFCP.jpg 1883O V26 4841b Rev 5147 5000 LFCP.jpg
Estimated Grade by RMG - MS 62+
Obverse: Doubled 18-3, doubled and notched 1 at top left and bottom of flag and doubled at right vertical bar, first 8 doubled at bottom left outside loop, 3 doubled at lower inside loop and at upper ball, overlapped reeding at 9:00, 6:00, or 4:00, distinctive line in upper region of hair swirl, two paired vertical lines in cap fold, polishing beveling behind curl at tragus, line upper right serif of I and upper left serif R of LIBERTY, three horizontal lines in forehead curl void. Reverse: 3-5 horizontal lines cross inside bow loop, metal dot at upper left inside of mint mark loop, doubled nostril, doubled lower arrow shaft at the right foot, doubled upper arrow feathers, metal dots at end of main feather that protrudes into left wing gap, two lines/metal between left wing tip and denticle, one line/metal between right wing tip and denticle.
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1883-O VNA-03 - October 2015

1883-O VNA03_3276 A7: CCU40, Doubled Ear, Doubled Left Wreath, Polished Left Wreath, (Clashed E, MM, and M).
Static Photographs
1883O NA03 3276 Obv 4144 4800 Lae2.jpg 1883O NA03 3276 Rev 4042 4800 Lae2.jpg
Estimated Grade by RMG - MS 63
Obverse: Flat date and adjacent stars, ear doubled at inside right, rim cud from 5-8 o'clock, crack below 18, dented denticles in lower half, horizontal lines in cavum, diagonal lines at curl below lobe, chip in middle of hair swirl, diagonal line upper bar of I and lower bar of Y of LIBERTY, dot on eye, pitting above eye. Reverse: Diagonal line in MM similar to VAM-10/24/29, metal dots between bow and RW5, weak cap V clash at 1, neck clash at 1, wing clash at 1, chip third upper tail feather, diagonal line in right leg triangle, beveled wreath RW2-3, over-polished LW2, doubled left wreath, dented denticles in lower left quadrant.
Animated Photographs
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1883-O VNC-59 I2R5 - To Be Determined

1883-O VNC-59 I2R5
Estimated Grade by NGC - MS-62
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Mysteries

Hardness Test?

Lightly Punched MM on the Obverse
1883O NA03 3276 Obv MM Clash180 830 Lae2.jpg
Note. The MM appears to be a positive. Thus, not a dropped die.
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