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Types of Variations in VAM Coins

Types of Variations in VAM Coins

By Tony Davis for CoinWeek….   Identifying different varieties of Morgan and Peace silver dollars can be fairly intimidating to the new or inexperienced collector. These coins can come in an endless amount of variations, and are often referred to as VAM coins, after the founders, Leroy Van Allen and A. George Mallis. These two […]

First Read: Two Morgan Dollar Books

First Read: Two Morgan Dollar Books

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature….  Carson City Morgan Dollars: Featuring the Coins of the GSA Hoard, by Adam Crum, Selby Ungar & Jeff Oxman (3rd Edition) © 2014 Whitman Publishing, LLC. 130 pages, full color, hardback. […]

Coin pricing: Always a mystery

Coin pricing: Always a mystery

By C. Logan McKechnie : VamsandMore.com  [The View Vol. 2 – Issue 8] …….. When it comes to confusing coin pricing, April was in like a lion and out like a lamb. It was a month that produced the good, the bad and the downright ugly. Perhaps the biggest steal of the month, maybe the […]

Silver Dollar VAM Rarity Factor Project Update. VIDEO: 7:21.

Silver Dollar VAM Rarity Factor Project Update. VIDEO: 7:21.

John Baumgart, President, SSDC. Rarity factor is an important part of the equation of valuation of silver dollar varieties. Sometimes this factor can be misleading used regarding the grade of a coin. Hear the report of the progress in the update of this critical information and how other collectors can become involved. Presented at the […]

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