1880-S VAM-6 Doubled 0, S Tilted Left
Discovered by Leroy Van Allen, June 1966.
6 III2 3 ∙ C3c (Doubled 0, S Tilted Left) (188) I-2 R-3
Obverse III2 3 – 0 in date is doubled at top outside at left and right. Some specimens show a die crack through B of Liberty.
Reverse C3c – Normal die of C3 type with very Large centered mint mark tilted left.
Comments:This obverse shared with VAM-5, VAM-6 and VAM-18.
This reverse shared with VAM-3, VAM-6, VAM-17, VAM-22, VAM-29, VAM-31, VAM-53, VAM-57, VAM-58, VAM-65, VAM-73, VAM-80, VAM-81, VAM-83,VAM-86, VAM-96.
Since VAM numbers are assigned by die classification, the shared reverses above are all C3c, very large S centered mint mark tilted left. All may not be the exact same die, but all fit the reverse die classification.
LVA Plate Photos
Some specimens show a die crack through B of Liberty.