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.
- The 1898-S VAM 8A came before the VAM 8 in production.
- This also has an undocumented repunched second 8.
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Full Coin VAM 8A Images © Heritage Auctions, used with permission. Attributed by Ron Hagler