1900-O VAM-66 (Privately Made) Slanted Date, High O Mint Mark, C3 Reverse VAM 60 EDS
Discovery 2019 by Brady Johnson (Brabjohn) .
66 (Privately Made) Slanted Date, High O Mint Mark, C3 Reverse VAM 60 EDS (181)
Obverse - Same copied coin and die as VAM 62 counterfeit with same raised bars at 9. likely VAM 60 is same die but LDS with die rust pitting added.
Reverse - Counterfeit cast die of correct C3 rev type. Medium III O mint mark set slightly high. Raised metal of casting flaw near rim below DO in DOLLAR and small raised dot below LL. Slightly rounded edge where design meets field.
Die marker - 3 raised horizontal bars right of wreath bow -- Same as VAM 60 and 1901 O VAM 58 that is likely same die but VAM 60 & 1901 O VAM 58 are LDS with die rust pits.
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Full Coin VAM-66 images © Brabjohn, used with permission. Attributed by Leroy Van Allen.