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=1898-S VAM-8A Near Date, S Tilted Right=  
 
=1898-S VAM-8A Near Date, S Tilted Right=  
 
Discovered by Steve Sabella, November 1980.<br />
 
Discovered by Steve Sabella, November 1980.<br />
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'''8A III2 5 - C3d (Near Date, S Tilted Right) (187) I-2 R-4'''<br />
 
'''8A III2 5 - C3d (Near Date, S Tilted Right) (187) I-2 R-4'''<br />
 
'''Obverse III2 5''' - Date set further left than normal.<br />
 
'''Obverse III2 5''' - Date set further left than normal.<br />
 
'''Reverse C3d''' - Mint mark tilted slightly to the right. Two thick die gouges through wreath bow loop.<br />
 
'''Reverse C3d''' - Mint mark tilted slightly to the right. Two thick die gouges through wreath bow loop.<br />
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'''Comments:''' The 1898-S VAM8A came before the VAM8 in production.<br />
 
'''Comments:''' The 1898-S VAM8A came before the VAM8 in production.<br />
 
This also has an undocumented repunched second 8.<br />
 
This also has an undocumented repunched second 8.<br />
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'''Threads:'''<br />
 
'''Threads:'''<br />
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== LVA Plate Photos ==
 
== LVA Plate Photos ==
 
== Additional Photos ==
 
== Additional Photos ==
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1898-S_RonH_VAM-8A_REV_07202014a.jpg
 
1898-S_RonH_VAM-8A_REV_07202014a.jpg
 
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Revision as of 14:59, 13 August 2018

1898-S VAM-8A Near Date, S Tilted Right

Discovered by Steve Sabella, November 1980.
8A III2 5 - C3d (Near Date, S Tilted Right) (187) I-2 R-4
Obverse III2 5 - Date set further left than normal.
Reverse C3d - Mint mark tilted slightly to the right. Two thick die gouges through wreath bow loop.
Comments: The 1898-S VAM8A came before the VAM8 in production.
This also has an undocumented repunched second 8.
Threads:

LVA Plate Photos

Additional Photos

Gouges!!!

RBF1898-SV8A-2.jpg
RBF1898-SV8A-3.jpg

Note the unlisted doubling at the top of the second 8. It all but disappears with the reworking of the die before the 1898-S VAM8 was produced.

RBF1898-SV8A-6.jpg

That is a gouge not a clash!

RBF1898-SV8A-8.jpg
RBF1898-SV8A-9.jpg
RBF1898-SV8A-10.jpg

See 1898-S VAM4!

RBF1898-SV8A-12.jpg
RBF1898-SV8A-13.jpg

Full Coin Photos

2 Sets Full Coin Copyrighted© VAM-8A Images on loan to VAMworld courtesy ©[Heritage Auctions] ATTRIBUTED BY Ron Hagler