1879-S VAM-20 Doubled 18
Discovered by Bill Fivaz, March 1977.
20 III2 8 ∙ C3a (Doubled 18) (185) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 8 – 1 in date doubled at top left and right of lower crossbar. First 8 doubled to top right of lower loop. Open 9 variety.
Reverse C3a – Normal die of C3 type with medium IV S mint mark centered and upright.
Comments: This obverse die was used on VAM-20 and VAM-73.