1880-O VAM-2 Medium O
Discovered by Howard Newcomb, February 1913.
2 III2 1 - C3b (Medium O) (176) I-2 R-2
Reverse C3b- Medium, tall, II O mint mark centered and upright.
1- The photographs below show the normal placement of the date and the medium, tall mintmark.
[The photos are also a warning for those who shop on the internet: lighting makes it appear the date,
the mintmark and other elements are doubled. They are not.]
2- At least FOUR different die pairing of VAM-2 exist, all attributed by Leroy Van Allen. Below are 3 examples.
3- Third example attributed by LVA 10/17/2007
LVA Plate Photos
Here is the die for the LVA-VAM-2 Hill - see 2nd set of LFCP's
Here is another die pairing from the LVA VAM-2 Hamilton - Date - see 1st set of LFCP's
Here is another die pairing from the LVA VAM-2 Hamilton - Mint Mark
3rd Pairing vetted thru LVA - came back as LVA VAM-2 Fogie
Full Coin Photos
Large Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-2 Hamilton Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY ANACS