1879-O VAM-3

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1879-O VAM-3 Large O

Discovered by Howard Newcomb, February 1913.
3 III2 3 ∙ C3b (Large O) (176) I-1 R-2
Obverse III2 3 – The loop of the 9 is doubled to the left. Closed and open 9 varieties.
Reverse C3b – Normal die of C3 type with large IV O centered mint mark.

1. Since VAM numbers are assigned by die classification, and not just by die pairing, multiple die pairings may exist.
2. This obverse shared with VAM-3 , VAM-16, and VAM-26.


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Additional Photos:

1879-O VAM-3 NINE 2.jpg
1879-O VAM-3 MINTMARK.jpg

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