1879-O VAM-7 O Tilted Left
Discovered by Leonard Hinckley, February 1974.
7 III2 2 ∙ C3e (O Tilted Left) (176) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 2 – Normal die of III2 type with open 9 in date.
Reverse C3e – Centered II O (oval medium) mint mark tilted slightly left.
LVA Plate Photos:
The open 9 in the da.te and the date placement is shown on this ANACS AU50 example:
The placement of the Oval O mintmark and its left tilt is shown in this photograph of the reverse of an ANACS AU50 coin.