1890-CC VAM-4

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1890-CC VAM-4 Far Date, Tailbar Die gouge

Discovered by Melvin Carmichael, August 1951.
This coin is a Top 100 and a WOW! Morgan VAM.
4 III2 3 C3d (Far Date, Tailbar Die gouge) (178)
Obverse III2 3 - Date set further right than normal. Diagonal die gouge in back of eye.
Reverse C3d- Die Gouge from junction of eagle's tail feathers down to wreath.Centered V CC mint mark tilted to right with vertical spikes of metal at top of both C's just to the left of serif.

Emission Sequence


  1. This coin has a huge die gouge that emerges from the eagle's tailfeathers and runs into the wreath.


LVA Plate Photos

Additional Photos

1890-CC Pat M Tailbar Rev UNC.jpg

Full Coin Photos

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