1883-P VAM-14 Doubled 18-3, Pitting Liberty Head
Discovered by Martin Field, August 1980.Revised 2015 by Wayne Roberts, Revised/reinstated August 2018 by Weth
14 (revised) III2 14 ∙ C3a (Doubled 18-3, Pitting Liberty Head) (188 I-2 R-5
Obverse III2 14 – Doubled 18-3 with 1 at top right of vertical shaft , left 8 at left inside of both loops and 3 slightly at bottom right outside of lower loop. Die crack at top left of 1 to neck point with sharp bend in middle. Extensive pitting on Liberty head.
Reverse C3a – Light pitting on eagle.
Die Marker: A couple diagonal polishing lines in wing-neck gap.
1. Letter from LVA
LVA Plate Photos:
Note: The reverse has a small diagonal die gouge at inside of eagle's right leg. Same gouge on VAM-15, but this one is an earlier die state.
Full Coin Photos
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