1879-O VAM-38

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1879-O VAM-38 Doubled 8-9, O/O Left Inside

Discovered by Dave Borofski, May 2004.
38 III2 28 ∙ C3m (Doubled 8-9, O/O Left Inside) (176) I-3 R-5
Obverse III2 28 Doubled 8-9 in date with 8 doubled at top inside and lower left outside of upper loop. 9 doubled at left outside of upper loop with polishing lines inside lower loop.
Reverse C3m II O mint mark doubled at left inside as shallow vertical bar and set slightly to left.

1. The doubling inside the mint mark may be strike doubling. Another specimen showing the doubling seen in the mint mark below also shows identical doubling inside the DO of DOLLAR. The doubling and pile of lines on the 9 are distinct, however.


LVA Plate Photos:

1879-O VAM-38-O over-O Left.jpg 1879-O VAM-38 Dbld 8-9.jpg

Additional Photos:

Doubling on left side of 9, patch of polishing lines inside lower loop.

Full Coin Photos

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1879-O $1 MS66 PCGS. CAC. Full Description Here [2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction #1151]