VAM 72


Primary Characteristics

72 - Doubled 18, Polished Forehead

Discovered in 2017 by John Baumbart on our coin




Obverse Hub III2 Die 42

Obverse die 42 has a slightly doubled 18 with the 1 doubled on the lower surface of the upper crossbar, and the left 8 slightly doubled at the top left inside of the upper loop, and bottom outside of the lower loop.  The left 8 has a short die chip at the top inside of the upper loop.


The left and right sides of the phrygian cap are slightly doubled at the top.  Liberty's head profile is very slightly doubled from the front of the LIBERTY band, hair front, nose, and lips.


There are mostly horizontal die polishing lines on the forehead.


Reverse Hub C3 Die a

Reverse Die - Same reverse as VAM 20 with a die marker of polishing lines in wing-neck gap


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