1884-O VAM-5

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1884-O VAM-5 Far Date

Discovered by Edwin Miller, January 1970. Revised 2010.

5 (revised) III2 4-C3a (Far Date) (181) I-1 R-2
Obverse III2 4 - Date set further right than normal.
Die1 - Die marker - Short die gouge in space below left end of cap ribbon and short die gouge at right side of lower point of lower cotton leaf.
Reverse C3a - II O oval mint mark is filled on some specimens.
Die1 - Die marker - Filled II O mint mark with vertical die scratch at left side of eagle's right leg.

1- Since VAM numbers are assigned by die classification, and not just by die pairing, multiple die pairings may exist.
2 - Check the arrow shafts and feathers for doubling. This is a feature of VAM 39, which has a similarly placed date and filled O.

LVA Plate Photos


Additional Photos

Not related to VAM this specimen has a certified struck through error.
1884 O date vam 5.JPG

Photo below ...Note filled mint mark.
1884 O mint mark vam 5.JPG

Full Coin Photos

Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-5 Die #1 Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY John Roberts at ANACSANACS LOGO3.jpg