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1883-P Morgan Clash OBV or VAM

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  • 1883-P Morgan Clash OBV or VAM

    I'm not a VAM collector but when Silver hits the highs it is now, cashing in!
    I noticed this on one of the Morgans we have, has something below the first 8 in the field and loop. IS this a Strike though or a listed VAM or both?
    Notice the decent strike through on the reverse.
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    While this is not a 1883 (it is an 1886), it will give you an idea of where that clash mark came from. This is the link.

    http://maddieclashes.com/ADC-100c-1886-01.html

    This is the VAM site for that year.

    http://www.vamworld.com/1883-P+VAMs

    BJ Neff
    Last edited by wavysteps; 04-15-2011, 01:32 PM.
    Member of: ANA, CCC, CONECA, Fly-in-club, FUN, NLG & T.E.V.E.C.

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    • #3
      Thanks BJ!. It doesn't look listed from the site on the OBV. I cannot believe that though because of all the scrutiny of last 25+ years... Any Idea of what the OBV is or maybe please post.

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      • #4
        Since none of the other digits show any signs of doubling or repunched, I would guess that this is die damage to the lower part of the 8 digit. I am not a VAMer, though I do appreciate them; my interest is in die clashes on the Morgans and Peace dollars.

        BJ Neff
        Member of: ANA, CCC, CONECA, Fly-in-club, FUN, NLG & T.E.V.E.C.

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        • #5
          Interesting clashed Morgan find!
          Jason Cuvelier

          CONECA
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