Certified by NGC and Graded MS63. Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, December 1965. Reverse discovered by Anthony Morano, February 1965. Obverse II/I 9- Doubled LIBERTY with shift to left; largest shift of this kind known.
All letters in E PLURIBUS UNUM and all left and right stars doubled. Doubled date with 1 doubled on both sides of shaft, first 8 doubled at top outside and inside right of upper loop, 7 doubled on right, second 8 doubled on inside right of upper loop. Reverse B/Ah-Five tail feather ends showing; between 2 and 3, 3 and 4, 4 and 5, and under 5 and 6 TF. Design remains in leaves of branch, below branch on left, and around wreath bow.
Eagle's right wing separated from leg due to over polishing. The VAM-38 can be quickly identified by the over polished area separating the eagle's leg & wing along w/ five remaining tips of the 8TF reverse under the reimpressed 7 tail feathers. The tips are located between tail feathers 2 & 3, 3 & 4, 4 & 5, & under feathers 5 & 6.