1882-P VAM-5A Doubled 1, Clashed n
5A III2 5 ∙ C3a (Doubled 1, Clashed n) (180) I-2 R-5 (R-4???)
Obverse III2 5 – 1 in date doubled at top right of the stem. The 882 is partially filled at top and bottom. Closed 2 variety.
Clashed die with partial incuse of n of In from reverse showing near Liberty head neck.
Reverse C3a – Normal die
LVA Plate Photos:
Here are a couple extra markers for the VAM 5A die pair.
There are a pair of distinct scratches in the Eagles right wing tip. The scratches are wearing, but are a key identifier for this reverse. These scratches are present on the VEDS (Metal in Date) VAM-5 for this particular marriage.