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1882-S VAM-3 Doubled 82, S Tilted Left, Acid Treated Wreath

Discovered by Charles Wallace, April 1959. Revised 2011, Brent Fogelberg
3(revised) III2 17 - C3b (Doubled 82, S Tilted Left, Acid Treated Wreath) (187) I-2 R-4
Obverse III2 17– 82 in date slightly doubled at top.Die chip on right side of left 8 and on left side of right 8 between loops. Open 2 variety.
Reverse C3b - IV S mint mark is filled and tilted left. Every leaf cluster in left and right wreaths has 1-3 leaves treated with acid with flat surfaces and ragged sharp edges to enhance over polished leaves. Left stem in wreath bow also acid treated. Die over polished with shallow peripheral lettering.

Comments:
1. This reverse shared with VAM-3, VAM-11, VAM-18, VAM-23, and VAM-25.

Threads;

LVA Plate Photos:

Lines in eye are NOT on all specimens ....................................................The doubing on the cap is also present on the VAM 3 Photo by Leroy Van Allen

Additional Photos:

 
This is the MM on this Redfield specimen from LVA 2011
note the height of the MM which appears different than the VAM 29 MM plate photo page
 
Lines by and in Eagles Leg
 

Full Coin Photos

Large Full Coin Scan by Mhomei
Disregard the strike thru on her cheek

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