1879-O VAM-8 Open 9, Large O
Discovered by Leonard Hinckley, February 1974.
8 III2 2 ∙ C3b (Open 9, Large O) (176) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 2 – Normal die of III2 type with open 9 in date.
Reverse C3b – Normal die of C3 type with large IV O centered mint mark.
1- This obverse shared with VAM-2, VAM-7, VAM-8, and VAM-8A.
2- Since VAM numbers are assigned by die classification, and not just by die pairing, multiple die pairings may exist.