1900-O VAM-48 (Privately made) Doubled 1, 2 Olive Reverse
Discovered by Eric Justice, June 2006.
48 (Privately made) (Doubled 1, 2 Olive Reverse) (181)
Obverse– 1 doubled below upper crossbar like VAM 16 with date at left side of normal position. Rounded tops of date digits, letters and stars with rounded inside of letters and digit loops. Strongly doubled right edge of cotton leaves. Rounded design edges where meets fields. Possibly cast die copy of 1900 O VAM 16 coin.
Reverse– Shallow extra olive to right of olive connected to olive branch. Wide gap between eagle’s left wing and neck of C4 type. Very high centered and upright III O mint mark. Raised dots below bottom of eagle’s right wing. Machine type doubling on O mint mark, DOLLAR and legend letters but with diffuse dull surfaces instead of shiny tops. Rounded design edges where meets fields. Possibly cast die copy of 1901 O VAM 18 coin. Same counterfeit die as for 1896 O VAM 21 counterfeit.
LVA Plate Photos:
Comments: The reverse pictures in this section are from the 1896-O VAM-21 page. It is the same die used for the 1900-O VAM-48. They are included here as reference because of the high quality of the coin and the photography.
Gouge above D in God as shown above is NOT on all specimens
Full Coin Photos
Large Full Coin Photo Copyrighted© VAM-48 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy © OCC 'ATTRIBUTED BY 'Brian Raines